Criminal Defense Lawyer

AGGRAVATED BATTERY

Carlos Canet will provide effective representation in cases of Aggravated Battery.  This is a serious felony offense and mandatory prison sentences can be imposed.  This charge requires the use of a weapon firearm or serious bodily injury.  The penalties for Aggravated Battery will depend on the various listed factors.  The type of victim will also determine the seriousness of the sentence imposed.

If you are involved in a fight where someone is seriously injured you will be charged with his offense.  It you are involved in an incident where a weapon is used you will be charged with this offense.  Knives and other hand held combat items are considered weapons.  A firearm used in this offenses will result in a mandatory prison sentence.  People involved in these situations are often forced to defend themselves.  The development of a self defense theory to challenge the prosecution requires experience in criminal defense.

Carlos Canet has over 30 years experience representing those accused of serious felony offenses.  Contact him if you have been charged with Aggravated Battery.  Mr Canet will provide a sensitive and informative consultation and will assist in providing options and making decisions.

784.045 Aggravated battery.

(1)(a) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery:

1. Intentionally or knowingly causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement; or
2. Uses a deadly weapon.
(b) A person commits aggravated battery if the person who was the victim of the battery was pregnant at the time of the offense and the offender knew or should have known that the victim was pregnant.
(2) Whoever commits aggravated battery shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
Contact Carlos Canet to obtain legal representation for this and other serious felony offenses.