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Batteryis the willful or intentional act of making harmful or offensive contact with a person against that persons will, or making contact with the victim by an object or substance put in motion by... more
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It is against the law to touch another person in a rude or offensive manner. Unwanted and offensive contact is classified as battery, and can incur criminal penalties for the accused. Battery is an... more
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Having talked to many clients as a defense attorney handling domestic violence offenses and to many victims as a prosecutor, I have learned that there is a lot of misinformation out there concerning... more
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