When battery to another person results in “substantial” or “great” bodily harm, it is considered a felony in Wisconsin. Battery is also considered a felony if it is committed against certain types of people like the elderly, jurors, police officers, or probation officers.
There are many degrees of severity when it comes to battery charges. An experienced lawyer can help you understand the charges against you and navigate the legal system throughout your case. Your lawyer may use any of the following strategies to defend you in court.
Case: Client was charged with strangulation and felony battery. After a two-day trial, all counts were dismissed when the Tracey Wood & Associates attorney identified inconsistencies in witness testimony and uncovered new evidence at trial.
Result: Charges DISMISSED
Charge: Client was charged with criminal battery and other non-violent charges. Tracey Wood argued to have the charges reduced.
Result: Criminal battery charged amended to non-criminal violations
We believe there’s hope for every client. No case is beyond defending. The attorneys at Tracey Wood & Associates work hard to fight for our clients’ rights and livelihoods in court. If you’re facing felony battery charges, contact the attorneys at Tracey Wood & Associates today for a free, no-obligation review of your case.
“Not Guilty” - A Guide for Defending Criminal Cases
By Tracey Wood