Assault & Battery Defense Lawyer
Passionate Criminal Defense Attorneys in Massachusetts
If you have been charged with any kind of assault and battery, you are not only facing potential jail time, but your reputation may also be affected. It is crucial that you seek experienced representation right away. When you contact Murphy & Rudolf, LLP, our Worcester criminal defense attorneys can passionately defend your case in court. We have more than 50 years of combined experience and possess a thorough knowledge of state and federal laws.
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Dedicated Representation for a Variety of Charges
Assault and battery charges cover a wide range of offenses. These vary in severity and can range from misdemeanor to felony assault charges. The Worcester criminal defense lawyers at Murphy & Rudolf, LLP work hard to protect the interests and future of their clients and strive to provide clear, direct counsel for assault and battery cases.
Assault Charges We Have Handled Include:
Assault with a deadly weapon
Aggravated assault and battery
What Are the Penalties for Assault & Battery in Massachusetts?
Under current Massachusetts law, if you are convicted of misdemeanor assault and battery, you may face a maximum sentence of two and a half years and a fine of up to $1,000. The penalties are more severe for assaulting specific types of people, including law enforcement officers, children, or elderly individuals. If you are convicted of assault with a dangerous weapon (aggravated battery), you may be charged with a felony and face up to 10 years in prison.
Thorough Defense for Assault Cases
Some assault and battery crimes carry mandatory minimum sentences. For this reason, fighting a violent crime charge requires considerable preparation and hard work. Our Worcester criminal defense lawyers can use legal strategies and investigative techniques to build your case. We can examine evidence, review police procedures, interview witnesses, explore possible defenses, negotiate with prosecutors, and file appropriate motions to seek a beneficial solution.
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We believe in working together as a unified team. By working collaboratively, each team member can bring unique critical thinking solutions to the table.
To represent our clients effectively, we must have an effective strategy put into place. We are calculated, prepared, and primed to take action.
We purposely limit our caseload to make sure our clients receive one-on-one attention. We treat you like one of our own because you deserve it.
Our attorneys know the value of examining evidence, hiring investigators, and interviewing witnesses. We can go to court on your behalf at any moment.