Assault & Battery Attorney

The Four Types:

The law of Assault and Battery in South Carolina is separated into four categories based upon the seriousness of the crime alleged, as follows:

  • Assault and Battery High and Aggravated: A lesser-included offense of attempted murder, the offense carries up to 20 year in prison.
  • Assault and Battery 1st Degree: Carries up to 10 years in prison
  • Assault and Battery 2nd Degree: Carries up to 3 years in prison.
  • Assault and Battery 3rd Degree: Carries up to 30 days in jail.

The Four Types:

Your best defense requires that you retain the services of an experienced criminal defense lawyer, such as Kirk Truslow, to defend your case. If a client is under investigation, criminal defense lawyer Kirk Truslow is experienced in pre-indictment investigation and negotiation. If indicted and charged, criminal defense lawyer Kirk Truslow can try your case at trial before a jury, mitigate punishment if convicted, argue that charges should be lowered, dismissed, or considered for Pretrial Intervention programs, and appeal.