Assault & Battery Know Your Rights, Protect Your Rights

Assault & Battery Lawyer in Nashville, TN

Defending Your Rights & Freedom

An accusation of assault or battery can have lasting consequences, especially if you are convicted. You could be facing jail time, fines, and a permanent criminal record. It is important to hire an attorney who is experienced in defending these cases and who can work to minimize the damage. At the Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry, we are dedicated to defending your rights and your future.

Call us today at (615) 235-5096 or contact us online to speak with a Nashville criminal defense lawyer today.

What Are Assault & Battery?

Assault and battery are both criminal offenses in Tennessee. They are both defined as the intentional and unlawful threat to cause physical harm to another person. The difference between the two is that assault does not involve actual physical contact.

  • For example, if you threaten to hit someone and they believe you will carry out that threat, you can be charged with assault. You can also be charged with assault if you strike someone with an object but do not make physical contact with them. If you do make physical contact with another person, you can be charged with battery.

Assault and battery are Class A misdemeanors in Tennessee. If you are convicted, you can face up to one year in jail and fines of up to $2,500. You can also face probation or community service.

What Are the Penalties for Assault & Battery in Tennessee?

Assault/Battery in Tennessee:

  • First offense: - up to one year in jail and fines of up to $2,500
  • Second offense: - up to two years in jail and fines of up to $3,000
  • Third offense: - up to three years in prison and fines of up to $4,000

You can also face community service and/or probation. In addition, you can face a permanent criminal record that can make it difficult to get a job, housing, or a loan. This is why it is important to hire an experienced Nashville assault and battery lawyer who can work to get your charges reduced or dropped.

Why Hire Our Firm?

If you have been accused of assault or battery, you need an attorney who is experienced in defending these cases. At the Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry, we have more than 10 years of experience defending clients in Nashville and Davidson County. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and your freedom. We believe that you are innocent until proven guilty, and we will work to defend you and fight for your best interests.

Contact Our Firm Today

If you have been accused of assault or battery, it is important to hire an attorney who is experienced in defending these cases. At the Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry, we have more than 10 years of experience defending clients in Nashville and Davidson County. We are dedicated to protecting your rights and your freedom. We believe that you are innocent until proven guilty, and we will work to defend you and fight for your best interests.

Call us today at (615) 235-5096 or contact us online to speak with a Nashville criminal defense lawyer today.

A REPUTATION OF EXCELLENCE

With a deep understanding of Tennessee's legal landscape, Amanda J. Gentry is a trusted ally in times of need, consistently delivering top-notch representation and peace of mind.

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Why Choose Law Offices of Amanda J. Gentry, PLLC?

  • Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights, Your Family, and Your Freedom
  • Served in Over 30 Courthouses in Middle Tennessee

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