Assault and Battery Defense
Count on Our Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorneys (NCGS § 14-33)
If you are facing assault or battery charges, you need a skilled attorney to fight for your rights. It’s important to rely on an experienced attorney who can advocate on your behalf, help you understand your rights and negotiate with the prosecutor.
At the Roberts Law Group, PLLC, we are able to defend clients throughout North Carolina who have been charged with violent crimes. Our founding attorney, Patrick Roberts, is a former Assistant District Attorney with in-depth experience both defending and prosecuting criminal charges, including allegations of violent crimes. We rely on his experience as a former prosecutor to better understand the North Carolina criminal system.
North Carolina Assault and Battery Defense
After a fight, the prosecutor may wish to file assault and battery charges against you. The other party involved in the fight or dispute may also request that charges be filed against you. The penalties for an assault include the possibility of a long prison sentence, a fine and probation.
We can help. We have proven results helping clients with difficult and complex cases. We are prepared to defend against all criminal charges, including the following assault and battery charges:
- Aggravated assault
- Domestic violence
- Vehicular homicide and vehicular assault from DWI
- Homicide, including murder and manslaughter
- Armed robbery
With offices in both Wilmington and Raleigh, we handle assault and battery cases throughout North Carolina. Our lawyers are ready to help you whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony assault charges.
North Carolina Murder and Violent Crimes Attorney
If you are under investigation or facing charges of assault and battery or another violent crime, contact our Raleigh criminal defense lawyers at the Roberts Law Group. Schedule a free initial consultation with us by calling our firm toll free at 877-880-5753 to make an appointment.
State v. B.S.: Not Guilty Verdict in First Degree Murder Case.
In this case, our client was charged with First Degree Murder in connection with a “drive by” shooting that occurred in Charlotte, NC. The State’s evidence included GPS ankle monitoring data linking our client was at the scene of the crime and evidence that our client confessed to an inmate while in jail. Nonetheless, we convinced a jury to unanimously find our client Not Guilty. He was released from jail the same day.
State v. S.G.: First Degree Murder Charge Dismissed.
Our client was charged with First Degree for the shooting death related to an alleged breaking and entering. The State’s evidence included a co-defendant alleging that our client was the shooter. After conducting a thorough investigation with the use of a private investigator, we persuaded the State to dismiss entirely the case against our client.
State v. B.D.: First Degree Murder Charged Dismissed.
After conducting an investigation and communicating with prosecutor about the facts and circumstances indicating that our client acted in self-defense, the case was dismissed and deemed a justifiable homicide.
State v. I.R.: Reduction from First Degree Murder to Involuntary Manslaughter and Concealment of Death.
Our client was charged with the First Degree Murder of a young lady by drug overdose. After investigating the decedent’s background and hiring a preeminent expert toxicologist to fight the State’s theory of death, we were able to negotiate this case down from Life in prison to 5 years in prison, with credit for time served.
State v. J.G.:
Our client was charged with First Degree Murder related to a “drug deal gone bad.” After engaging the services of a private investigator and noting issues with the State’s case, we were able to negotiate a plea for our client that avoided a Life sentence and required him to serve only 12 years.