Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon - Tulsa Trial Attorneys

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Client Reviews From Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon Trials

"I would have been in prison if it wasn't for Brian and Ciera.  I have never had an attorney fight for me like they did."  T.W.

"They know the law, and they aren't afraid of hearings or trial.  They got me a very good offer, but I turned it down and said i wanted to go to trial.  They didn't argue with me like my last attorney.  Ciera and Brian simply explained the risks and when i told them i was sure about going to trial, they went ahead and fought harder than any attorneys I have ever seen.  The end result was a not Guilty!"  D.T.

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First and foremost, call us right away at 918-884-7791.   Whenever you get arrested on such a serious charge, time is of the essence.  Anyone arrested has certain constitutional rights that attach at the time of arrest that need to be asserted right away to protect you, your friend or family member.  The police and the DA will be doing everything in their power to gather incriminating evidence. Just like the police, you should have a team gathering evidence and statements from Day 1.

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  3. Every minute you go without an experienced attorney puts you at risk.

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Assault and Battery - Legal Definition

You can be convicted of Assault if you, willfully and unlawfully attempt or offer with force or violence to do a corporal hurt to another. 21 O.S. 641

You can be convicted of Battery if you, willfully and unlawfully use of force or violence upon the person of another. 21 O.S. 642

Assault and Battery - Elements

No person may be convicted of assault and battery unless the State has proved beyond a reasonable doubt each element of the crime. These elements are:

(1) willful; 

(2) unlawful; 

(3) use of force or violence; 

(4) upon another person. OUJI-CR 4-26

Assault and Battery - Lay Terms

The main difference between assault and battery is this: Assault can be limited to only the threat of harm, while battery is the actual cause of physical harm from one person to another. Oklahoma case law claims that if there is a battery then there must have been an assault. Hall v. State

Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon

Every person who intentionally and wrongfully shoots another with or discharges any kind of firearm, with intent to kill any person, including an unborn child, shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the State Penitentiary not exceeding life. 21 O.S. 652(A)

Every person who uses any vehicle to facilitate the intentional discharge of any kind of firearm, crossbow or other weapon in conscious disregard for the safety of any other person or persons, including an unborn child, shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment in the custody of the Department of Corrections for a minimum term of two (2) years nor exceeding life. 21. O.S. 652(B)

Other Assault and Battery Charges:

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Assault and Battery with a Deadly Weapon Litigation Expertise

You need an attorney who not only knows the law, but also knows how to cross-examine alleged victims and witnesses that have a motive to lie.  Let Boeheim Freeman Law’s expertise in cross examination and forensics make the difference in your case.

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