Orange County Battery Lawyer
Battery Defense Attorney in Orange County, California
Arrested for battery in Orange County, California? An Orange County battery attorney can help. A Battery under California Penal Code Section 242 is considered any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another. Battery charges are prosecuted severely by law enforcement in Orange County and the district attorney's office.
People who are convicted of committing a battery can expect to spend time in jail, pay fines, and perform community service. For these reasons, it is very important to consult with an Orange County criminal defense lawyer when facing these types of charges. The attorneys and lawyers at the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes are dedicated to defending clients who have been arrested for or charged with a Battery in or around the Orange County area. According to the law, there are numerous defenses to the charge of Battery in the State of California. These defenses include:
- Self Defense
- Defense of Others
- Defense of Property
- Prevention of a Crime
- Lack of intent
After a person has been charged with battery, it is imperative that the person consults a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. An Orange County criminal defense lawyer from our firm can get involved from the onset of the legal process and provide insight and direction as the person's case progresses. Additionally, we can negotiate with judges and prosecutors to possibly have the person's criminal charges reduced, or in some cases, dismissed entirely.
Orange County Battery Lawyer - Scott D. Hughes
Scott D. Hughes, an Orange County criminal attorney, has represented many clients who were facing convictions for battery and the other harsh legal penalties associated with this offense. With his help, his past clients have been able to fight their Battery charges and obtain successful outcomes in court. Mr. Hughes is an aggressive, professional litigator who is ready to help you.
If you have been charged with Battery in Orange County or the surrounding areas, and you would like to speak with a well-practiced criminal defense attorney, call our office today at 714-423-6928!
We represent clients throughout the Orange County area, including:
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.
Additionally, we have also successfully represent individuals in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.