A battery (assault) is the intentional infliction of physical harm or pain on another without consent. A battery can be charged as a felony or as a misdemeanor. Substantial battery is a felony. It involves some kind of injury to the alleged victim, such as stitches, a broken bone, or the loss of consciousness. Misdemeanor battery can involve the same conduct but without a permanent or lasting injury. There are defenses to these charges. Rick Coad is a Madison, WI criminal defense lawyer who is skilled at defending aggravated battery and misdemeanor battery cases.
Attorney Rick Coad is located in Madison, Wisconsin, and defends people charged with misdemeanor or felony battery throughout the state, including: Dane County, Columbia County, Walworth County, Jefferson County, Sauk County, Dodge County, Iowa County, Green County, Rock County, Waukesha County, Fond du Lac County, Richland County, Juneau County and many others. He serves clients in Middleton, Sun Prairie, Waunakee, Portage, Monroe, Janesville, Dodgeville, Juneau, Mauston, Richland Center, Jefferson and Fort Atkinson. Contact him for a free consultation.