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Assault & Battery

Assault & Battery Lawyers in Columbia

Protect Your Future against Accusations of Violent Crimes

If you or a loved one have been charged with assault and battery, hiring representation right away is in your best interest. When our team at Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates takes a case, we immediately get to work investigating the charges. Every second counts in a criminal case, especially with violent crime charges or allegations. Our Columbia assault and battery lawyers understand the severity of the charges you face and can provide you with the personalized legal representation you deserve.

To secure our legal defense, reach out to us at (410) 927-5137or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.

Possible Defense Strategies for Assault & Battery

The crimes assault and battery are covered under Title 3 (Crimes Against the Person), Subtitle 2 of Maryland Criminal Legal Code. While these crimes are technically two different offenses, many people are arrested or convicted of both simultaneously.

The charge of assault involves threatening another person, causing them to fear that they would be harmed, regardless of whether or not they were hurt. Battery is the act of physically harming another person. Fortunately, we have at our disposal the resources, knowledge, and dedication necessary to review your case and build a defense strategy on your behalf.

A few examples of defense strategies we may employ include:

  • A case of mistaken identity
  • That the threat was made by someone else
  • That you could not carry out any threat
  • That you did not intend to carry out a threat

Hire a Qualified Criminal Defense Attorney

At Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates, we have experience representing a wide range of violent crimes, including assault and battery charges. Our goal is always to obtain the most favorable resolution, whether that may be a reduction of charges, a dismissal, or lessening the penalties you may receive.

To speak with a knowledgeable Columbia assault and battery lawyer, call us at (410) 927-5137.

Why Chose Shapiro Zwanetz & Associates

  • We are available for you 24/7. Our clients are our priority

  • Every initial consultation is free and no-obligation.

  • Our clients love us. Take a look at our reviews page!

  • We approach every case as a unified team.

  • We are highly recommended and awarded by various associations.

  • We are a team of former prosecutors and know how the other side thinks.