Assault & Battery – Domestic Violence


Assault & battery and domestic violence are serious criminal charges that are best fought with the assistance of an expert criminal defense attorney. Edward J. Nykiel is a criminal defense attorney in Trenton, MI who can help with all criminal charges, including assault & battery and domestic violence.

Assault and battery are usually grouped together and thought to mean the same thing, a physical attack, but that is not true. An assault is an intentional threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another paired with doing some act which shows that such violence is imminent. Protect yourself from assault charges with a skilled criminal defense lawyer.

Battery is different. While assault can be a verbal threat or action and creating a state of fear that something was going to happen, battery is when it does happen. Battery is the intentional touching of someone without their consent. Battery can involve anything from striking another person to merely touching them in any unwanted way. Defense attorney Edward J. Nykiel can help you avoid a conviction for battery.

There are a number of offenses relating to assault and battery in michigan. Some common offenses include but are not limited to:

Violence against a person with a domestic relationship (Domestic Violence)
Assault with a deadly weapon
Sexual assault
Aggravated Assault
Assault with the intent to Commit a felony
Sexual battery
Assault or battery against a police officer

Assault and battery and domestic violence very serious offenses that could result in a misdemeanor or a felony conviction on your criminal record. Ed Nykiel is an experienced criminal defense attorney who will defend you competently. If you or a loved one is being charged with any of the listed offenses we urge you to contact Nykiel Law today at 734-775-5990 for your free consultation.

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