ICLE | Defending Assault and Battery Charges
Defending Assault and Battery Charges
| CLE: 0.5 | Level: Basic

Defending a client charged with misdemeanor assault and battery can be challenging. These emotionally charged cases often involve friends, coworkers, fights over significant others, intoxicated parties, and even road rage. Raise a complete defense by finding out the whole story so you can identify mitigating factors, negotiate a favorable plea deal, or proceed to trial.

  • Evaluate evidence from prosecution, media, and third parties
  • Assess client eligibility for Cobbs Agreements, HYTA, and others
  • Determine whether to request a jury or proceed with a bench trial
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Steve LaCommare, Heather Nalley, and Phil Jacques provide tips for successful plea negotiation when defending...
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