“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.
This Domestic Violence charge is one of the top 10 ways to get arrested in our area. We have a list of the Top 50 ways to get into the Hillsborough County Jail that you can review here.
If the battery or fighting charge does not involve a family or familiar relationship, then you can be charged with simple misdemeanor battery.
Form Code: BATT1002
Florida Statute: 784.03.1AB
Level: Misd (Misdemeanor)
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.