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Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer in Florida

Ocala Criminal Defense Attorney

Battery on law enforcement officer (LEO) is a crime charge which means physically attacking a police officer, sheriff's officer or any peace officer. This crime can also be charged if the perpetrator attacks a fireman. This is a very serious crime which can carry a prison sentence of up to five years. If you have been charged with battery of LEO, it is in your best interest to immediately get a skilled Marion County criminal defense attorney work on your behalf.

At Dunham & Ingram LLC, our criminal defense team helps clients in Ocala and Marion County. We know the law and the various ramifications of being charged with a crime against a police officer or other law enforcement official. With our skilled knowledge of both sides of the justice system, we stand ready to aggressively defend you and will work tirelessly for a favorable outcome in their case.

Charged with Battery on LEO in Ocala, FL?

An individual charged with battery on a law enforcement officer or fireman may be facing conviction of a third degree felony. While the majority of police are honest and working to keep the peace, there are instances where a law enforcement officer uses this charge to gain control of a legal situation. This can work against the defendant even more than usual because prosecution of alleged crimes as serious as felonious battery is already prosecuted vigorously in court with the intention of maximum penalties. To now add the concept of an attack on a police officer can make matters even worse.

Being the accused individual in such a case can result in jurors and others making a "guilty" determination in their minds before any evidence have been brought before the court. Getting a knowledgeable attorney to defend you is thus the most crucial move you can make for opening up your chances for a favorable outcome of your case. You need to ensure that your rights and freedoms are protected and tenaciously represented by a dedicated lawyer.

If you have questions or concerns regarding your particular situation and how employing the efforts of our firm can help, contact an Ocala criminal lawyer from Dunham & Ingram LLC today and fill out a free case evaluation to learn more about your defense options.

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