Charged With Battery? You Need A Strong Defense.

At Pitsch Law Offices, LLC, we believe that everyone has a right to the best defense possible in any case involving a battery. In your first meeting with attorney Eric Pitsch you will know that this isn't an empty promise. He will explain to you personally the law, the charges and the potential penalties you face. His next step is to scrutinize your case and develop a strategy to help reduce the charges or have them dismissed entirely.

As a former prosecutor, attorney Eric Pitsch has valuable insight into how the other side prepares its case and what he can do to defend against it.

Call our law office in Appleton at 920-380-0971 for a free initial consultation.

Understanding Battery Charges In Wisconsin

Under Wisconsin law, someone commits a battery when he or she causes bodily harm to another person either intentionally or without his or her consent. Bodily harm includes physical injuries and illnesses. The penalties for battery charges can range anywhere from community service for a simple battery to 15 years in prison and $50,000 in fines for an aggravated battery.

Certain factors can elevate a battery charge from a misdemeanor to a felony offense of substantial or aggravated battery, including:

  • Injuries requiring any level of medical treatment
  • Permanent disfigurement
  • Using a weapon or an object in a dangerous way
  • Harm caused to a protected classes such as children, teachers or ER nurses
  • Intimidation of a witness or threatening a judge
  • Violation of a restraining order
  • Violence against a family member

Arrested For Battery? Talk To Our Lawyer In A Free Initial Consultation.

If police have arrested you for battery, put our attorney to work on your defense immediately. Speak with attorney Eric Pitsch in a free initial consultation by calling 920-380-0971. You can also send him an email, and he will contact you.