If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with battery on a LEO, it is critical to consult with an experienced defense attorney immediately to make sure that your rights are protected. You need the counsel of an experienced Miami battery on a LEO attorney to guide you through the process and increase your chances of resolving your case favorably.
Battery on a law enforcement officer (also known as battery on a LEO) is an extremely common felony charge that police officers often use to demonstrate their authority and/or gain control over a situation. Many people arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer feel that they have done nothing wrong and have difficulty understanding why they were arrested, let alone charged with assaulting an officer. In fact, the person arrested is usually the one who suffers a physical injury at the hands of the officers. Consequently, somebody facing this charge often feels both physically and emotionally violated. A good Miami battery on a LEO attorney will strive to minimize the effects and ramifications of a shoplifting charge to allow our clients to put the case behind them and move on with their professional and personal lives.
Battery on a LEO can be charged alone but is often accompanied by the charge of resisting an officer with violence. If there is an allegation which makes out the elements of battery on a LEO, then resisting an officer with violence can also be charged. The reverse, however, is not necessarily the case. Someone can resist an officer with violence without striking the officer (i.e., committing a battery).
According to Florida law, the maximum punishment for someone convicted of battery on a law enforcement officer is five years in state prison.
Our law firm has significant experience in defending battery on a law enforcement officer charges and has represented numerous clients charged with this offense.
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