Arrested for Battery in Nevada?
Retain Representation From a Trusted Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney
Battery occurs when an individual not only has intent to commit the crime but also used unlawful force on the victim’s body. The crux of a battery case rests on whether or not prosecutors can prove intent and unlawful force. If you’ve been arrested for battery or another violent crime, you should not hesitate to retain representation from an aggressive criminal defense attorney from Turco & Draskovich.
Attorneys John Turco and Robert Draskovich bring more than 40 years of combined legal experience and built a reputation of providing aggressive legal representation to the criminally accused. We want nothing more than to see our clients get a second chance at life.
We’re backed by a proven history of success. Call Turco & Draskovich at (702) 381-6590 to learn how we can help.
Penalties for Battery in Nevada
Depending on the nature and circumstances surrounding the offense, battery can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Both charges carry a fair share of penalties including jail time and fines. If you were found in possession of a deadly weapon or caused the victim to sustain substantial bodily harm, your penalties will increase in severity.
If charged as a misdemeanor, penalties can include:
- Up to 1 year in jail
- $2,000 in fines
If charged as a felony, penalties can include:
- Up to 20 years in Nevada State Prison
- Up to $10,000 in fines
Set Apart by Pride, Dedication, and Quality
Our Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys have spent their entire legal careers fighting for the rights and liberties of those arrested and accused of serious criminal offenses. We firmly believe in your right to be presumed innocent until proven otherwise. Should you hire our services, you can trust that your side of the story will be heard.
Contact our firm today to schedule your free consultation.