Battery Attorney St. Petersburg, FL

O ur attorneys defend people in St. Petersburg, FL and Pinellas County accused of but not limited to battery, assault, stalking, robbery, child abuse and child neglect. If you have been accused of one of these crimes you need a criminal defense attorney who will fight for you.

Defending against Domestic Battery

Battery is the unwanted touching of one person by another.  Domestic battery involves individuals defined as “family members” because they:

  1. Are related by blood or marriage OR
  2. Resided together currently or in the past OR
  3. Have a child in common.

Even minor touching, spitting, or pushing is considered battery and, if prosecuted, could have very serious consequences, such as a steep fine or imprisonment.