Assault Charges in Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Assault Attorneys
Are you facing a criminal charge of assault and /or battery or are you
being investigated for either of these offenses? If so, it is recommended
you consult with the
Santa Cruz assault lawyer at The McGuire Law Corporation. Attorney Christine McGuire is a former
prosecutor of thirty years. Because of her background as a former prosecutor,
she brings an in-depth understanding of how the criminal justice system
works and can use that knowledge on your behalf. The McGuire Law Corporation
serves clients throughout Santa Cruz County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo
and Monterey County.
Prosecutors and judges take crimes of violence seriously. Often people
accused of violent crimes are innocent. Often the incident arose out of
self-defense, accident, false accusations, misidentification or mental
illness. The McGuire Law Corporation will explore these defenses and fight
Assault Cases in California
Under California law, assault is an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present
ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another. A person
can be charged with an Assault, Assault on a Custodial Officer, Assault
at a School, Assault of a School Police Officer, Assault of a Highway
Worker, Assault of a School Employee, Assault of a Juror, Assault with
a Deadly Weapon, Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Transit Employee, Assault
with a Deadly Weapon on a Custodial Officer and Assault with a Deadly
Weapon on a School Employee.
A battery is any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the
person of another. A person can be charged with Battery on a Custodial
Officer, Battery on a School Hospital worker, Battery of an Elder, Battery
of a Transit Driver, Battery on a Public Transit, Sexual Battery, Battery
of a School Employee, Battery of a Highway Worker, Battery of a Juror,
Battery of a Sports Office, Disrupting a Sport Event, Battery by Gassing,
Throwing Acid and Taser Assault
When a battery is committed against a spouse, a person with whom a person
is cohabitating, a person who is the parent of the person's child,
former spouse, fiancé or fiancée or a person with whom the
person currently has or has previously had, a dating or engagement relationship,
the person can be charged with Spousal Abuse.
Crimes of violence such as Assault and Battery can be punished by prison,
jail and/or probation.
Call On Our Qualified Santa Cruz Defense Lawyer
If you are being investigated for, arrested or charged with assault or
battery, you will need a capable defense lawyer at your side as early
as possible. The Santa Cruz assault/battery attorney at The McGuire Law
Corporation can provide the legal representation and tough
criminal defense you need.
Contact the Santa Cruz assault lawyer at The McGuire Law Corporation if you are facing assault and/or battery charges.