Battery – Penal Code 240
Los Angeles Assault Attorneys
Violation of Penal Code 240 PC
If you or a loved one has been arrested or faces assault charges in Los Angeles, stop and think for a minute. The next move you make can mean the difference between being able to live life on your terms and living under the watchful eye of law enforcement. It can mean the difference between being able to earn a living and being unable to get a job, get into school, or even rent an apartment.
In California, an assault conviction carries a variety of penalties, such as:
- Up to three years of probation.
- Up to six months in jail.
- Requirement to attend anger management classes or programs.
- Requirement to complete community service.
The prosecutor and police are not on your side, but fortunately for you, attorney Chad Lewin and our team ARE on your side. With our help, you or your loved one will have every possible advantage in fighting the California criminal justice system, in protecting your future, and in getting your charges reduced or dropped.
We have thousands of case victories in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, and Ventura Counties. Our managing partner, attorney Chad Lewin, is a tenacious, experienced, winning defense lawyer who is respected tremendously by prosecutors and by California judges. Our courtroom relationships – built by THOUSANDS of victories in these courts on behalf of people like you – give you a huge advantage. And you need every advantage possible when fighting assault charges in the California criminal justice system. Remember, you are fighting to protect your future. We will take advantage of the law and use the best defense strategies possible to protect your innocence and your future! ALL of your rights will be protected, and we will NOT stop until we have secured your freedom and achieved the BEST possible outcome for you or your loved ones.
Examples of the defenses we may use in your assault case include:
- You weren’t physically able to injure the other person.
- You were acting in self-defense.
- You were falsely accused by someone with a grudge.
Without the most aggressive, experienced, winning Los Angeles defense lawyer fighting for you, your conviction could result in the end of your life as you know it. The LAST thing you need is an assault conviction on your record, as this will permanently tarnish your reputation and impact your entire future.
Often times, we can stop police investigations before you EVER get charged with a crime. (If you have NOT been formally charged, but you are being accused and/or investigated, read more about how we get involved with pre-file investigations.) Remember, do NOT speak to police, investigators, or detectives about your case. Anything you tell them CAN be used against you in a court of law. Prosecutors WILL NOT BE LENIENT with you because you’re “being nice.” It doesn’t work that way.
If you’ve been charged with assault in California, time is of the essence! Every minute you wait matters, so call defense attorney Chad Lewin at Lewin Law Group immediately for a FREE, CONFIDENTIAL consultation at (800) 458-1488. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you or your loved ones.