What to Do If You're Charged With Assault

Contact a criminal defense attorney in Columbia, SC

Being accused of a violent crime could ruin your reputation, and being convicted could ruin your life. If you've been charged with assault and battery, retain a criminal defense attorney. The Law Office of Patrick C. Sharpe LLC takes cases involving assault and battery charges in Columbia, SC. Your attorney will interview witnesses, gather evidence and build a strong criminal defense.

Attorney Sharpe will explore all possible defense strategies for your case. Call now to schedule a consultation with him.

What is assault and battery?

What is assault and battery?

While you can have both assault charges and battery charges filed against you, South Carolina also has four classifications of assault and battery. You can be charged with assault and battery if...

  • You injure someone
  • You attempt to injure someone
  • You threaten to injure someone

Your charges may be more serious depending on the extent of the victim's injuries. To get more information about your charges, contact attorney Sharpe.