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Rock Hill Assault And Battery Attorney

Have you been accused of assault and battery? From simple assault cases, to aggravated assault, domestic violence, and more, Barboza Law can help protect your rights. We understand that every situation is unique and each case deserves individualized attention to get a favorable outcome. Our team is committed to fighting for your rights by using our creative and innovative legal strategies.


Should You Hire a Rock Hill Assault and Battery Attorney? 

When facing assault and battery charges in Rock Hill, experience and knowledge matter. As a former prosecutor turned defense attorney, Sabreena Barboza, offers more than legal representation–she provides an affordable but boutique legal experience to get you the outcome you deserve. Having experienced both sides of the legal system, she possesses invaluable insights to navigate your case successfully.

What Does a Rock Hill Assault and Battery Attorney Do?

Attorney Barboza brings a unique and fresh perspective to your defense. From handling smaller criminal cases like traffic tickets to DUI accusations, her commitment to excellence extends across diverse legal areas. An experienced Rock Hill assault and battery attorney can help by: 

  • Providing a comprehensive initial consultation

  • Analyzing the facts of your case 

  • Compiling evidence to build a strong defense strategy

  • Negotiate on your behalf 

  • Provide compassionate legal representation and advocacy


Take the first step in securing your defense by reaching out to us today. If you're facing assault charges, Barboza Law’s experience, affordability, and commitment to your rights make us the ideal choice. Contact us today to schedule your consultation and explore the tailored legal solutions we offer.

South Carolina Assault and Battery Laws and Statutes

If you’ve been arrested on the suspicion of assault and battery in South Carolina here are the types of charges you could be facing if convicted: 

  • Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature: This charge involves causing serious bodily injury or using a deadly weapon during the assault. It is a felony offense in South Carolina. Penalties can include a felony charge and up to 20 years in prison. 

  • First-degree Assault and Battery: This charge typically involves causing serious bodily injury intentionally or recklessly. It is also considered a felony offense. If you’re charged with first-degree assault and battery it will also be classified as a felony and you’ll face up to 10 years in prison. 

  • Second-degree Assault and Battery: This charge involves either causing moderate bodily injury or unlawfully touching another person with the intent to injure them. It is classified as a misdemeanor offense. This charge is classified as a misdemeanor and you can face up to 3 years in prison and up to a $2,500 fine. 

  • Third-degree Assault and Battery: This charge typically involves unlawfully touching another person with the intent to harm them, or causing minor injuries. It is also classified as a misdemeanor offense, but it is less severe than second-degree assault and battery. A third-degree assault and battery charge is also considered a misdemeanor and can result in up to 30 days in prison and up to a $500 fine. 


Rock Hill Assault and Battery FAQs

  • What qualifies as assault and battery? Assault and battery in Rock Hill involve intentionally causing physical harm or the reasonable fear of harm to another person. It can range from simple assault to more severe charges based on the circumstances.

  • Is the initial consultation for criminal defense cases free? Yes, our initial consultations for criminal defense cases are free. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss your case, understand your legal options, and make an informed decision about how we can assist you.

  • What are possible defenses for assault and battery cases? Some possible defenses are self-defense, defense of others, defense of property, lack of intent, and more. At Barboza Law, we’ll seek justice for you after being accused of assault and battery.

You can contact our knowledgeable South Carolina assault and battery attorneys by calling (803) 973-6003 to schedule a consultation

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