BATT1002 BATTERY (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

Domestic Violence Battery, 784.03.1AB, BATT1002, BATTERY (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

Domestic Violence Battery, 784.03.1AB, BATT1002

Domestic Violence

“Actually and intentionally touches or strikes another person against the will of the other; or Intentionally causes bodily harm to another person.”


Domestic Violence Battery


If you have been charged with BATT1002 BATTERY (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) you can call a Tampa Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer at 813-222-2220.


Form Code: BATT1002

Florida Statute: 784.03.1AB
Level: Misd (Misdemeanor)
Degree: 1st

Description: BATTERY (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE)

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE


784.03 Battery; felony battery.

(1)(a) The offense of battery occurs when a person:

1. Actually and intentionally touches or strikes another person against the will of the other; or

2. Intentionally causes bodily harm to another person.

(b) Except as provided in subsection (2), a person who commits battery commits a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

 

(2) A person who has one prior conviction for battery, aggravated battery, or felony battery and who commits any second or subsequent battery commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. For purposes of this subsection, “conviction” means a determination of guilt that is the result of a plea or a trial, regardless of whether adjudication is withheld or a plea of nolo contendere is entered.

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