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How to Reduce Aggravated Battery Charges

How to Reduce Aggravated Battery Charges

According to WPTV News Channel 5, a man was stabbed multiple times around 4:00 a.m. Sunday in Lake Worth. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the incident. The police report said the victim was stabbed multiple times during a fight with another man. The victim, whose name has still not been released, was airlifted to Delray Medical Center where he is currently in critical condition. Police say they have a suspect in custody. Further details of this investigation have not been released. If you have been charged with aggravated battery in the state of Florida, contact a criminal defense lawyer. He or she can help you understand the law and the consequences of your situation. Aggravated Battery in Florida According to Florida Statute 784.045, a person commits… […]

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Assault and Battery in West Palm Beach

The West Palm Beach metropolitan area is the 13th most violent city in the country. There are many violent crimes committed in Palm Beach County and assault and battery are two of the most serious. Most people think “assault and battery” are the same offense but technically “assault” and “battery” are two distinct and separate crimes. Assault – An intentional, unlawful threat to cause bodily injury to another by force. An assault can be completed even if there is no actual contact with a plaintiff, and even if the defendant had no actual ability to carry out the threat. For example – a defendant who points a realistic toy gun at a plaintiff may be liable for assault – even if he was 20 feet away and had no ability… […]

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