Battery Defense Lawyer

Substantial & Misdemeanor Battery Lawyer

Rick Coad is a Madison, WI criminal defense lawyer who is skilled at defending substantial battery and misdemeanor battery cases.

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. Even when the state has a enough proof for a conviction, an experienced lawyer can get charges dismissed or reduced. Rick Coad is a Madison, WI criminal defense lawyer who is skilled at defending substantial battery, aggravated battery, and misdemeanor battery cases. Contact him for a free consultation.

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, 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.

Case Results

  • Dane County, Wisconsin

      The client was charged with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct (which the client conceded). The state agreed to dismiss the battery charge and the client pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct ordinance violation and paid a fine.

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