May 6, 2008 By Wallin & Klarich

Battery is the nonconsensual, harmful or offensive touching of a person or anything attached to that person, such as a wallet or purse. Unlike assault, battery requires actual physical contact. Proof of damage from the injury is not always required for successful battery charges, but in most jurisdictions, proof of intent to cause harm is.

If you or a loved one has been charged with battery, it is important to understand your legal rights and options. Such as possible defenses like: Lack of intent, Self defense, and the defense of others. The help of an experienced criminal defense attorney at Wallin & Klarich can be invaluable to those who are facing battery charges and can help ensure that your legal rights are protected.

Call Wallin & Klarich at 1-888-749-0034 and we can answer any legal questions you may have. You can also check out our website at

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