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Are You Facing Assault or Battery Charges in Allen County?

Heated moments can all too easily lead to battery charges. A disagreement in a bar that gets out of hand or some other form of confrontation can have you facing serious consequences before you have time to think about what is happening. No matter the circumstances, it is important that you seek fierce legal representation to protect your future.

Securing the representation of a skilled criminal defense attorney who understands how to defend against these charges is essential to your being able to live without those challenges. As with any criminal conviction, this will result in a criminal record and criminal penalties. Our Fort Wayne defense lawyer at Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C. has the experience needed to protect your future.

If you are facing criminal charges in Fort Wayne, schedule a consultation with our assault & battery lawyer online or call (888) 912-7220 to discuss your defense options.

Assault & Battery Charges in Fort Wayne

According to Indiana Code Section 35-45-2, assault is defined as threatening or showing intent to cause harm against another person. Assault charges are punishable by jail time, expensive fines, a criminal record, and long term consequences.

In Indiana, battery charges can be charged as both misdemeanors and felonies. Battery is defined as making physical contact with another person against their will. Battery charges can have you facing prison time, fines and a criminal record as a violent offender. Fighting battery charges is the only way that you will be able to avoid those consequences.

Determined Criminal Defense Attorneys Fighting For You

At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., with more than 75 years of combined experience, we have the experience necessary to be able to help our clients defend their rights and futures against assault and battery charges. We are skilled at building highly persuasive cases that can make the difference in he said/she said situations. Proving that you were not the instigator in a case or that you acted in self-defense can be the winning strategy you need. We will look at the totality of the circumstances and conduct the thorough investigation necessary for building the most effective case for you.

You May Be Asking "How to Beat a Battery Charge in Indiana?"

In Indiana, you can use several possible defenses to fight a battery charge.

  1. Self-defense is one possible defense, which means you acted to defend yourself or someone else.
  2. Alternatively, you might claim that the alleged victim was the aggressor and that you responded to their actions.
  3. It is also possible that the allegations were false or exaggerated, or the accused did not intend to commit battery.

The best defense for your particular case can be determined by speaking with an experienced Indiana battery lawyer.

Contact The Allen County Assault Arrest Defense Attorneys Of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.

If you are facing assault charges, you need a defense that can protect your rights. The Fort Wayne, Indiana, assault/battery defense lawyers of Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., offer our clients the superior defense they need. Call us at (888) 912-7220 or contact us online. We don't charge a fee for a telephone consultation. We invite you to call us to discuss your case. Whether you hire us or another law firm, we want you to be well defended.

Discuss the details of your case to build a strong defense. Schedule a case review now or call (888) 912-7220!

The Reason We Work So Hard Read What Past Clients Had to Say

    "Mr. Arnold and Mr. Terrill are amazing!"

    They have both gone above and beyond for my family. I love the staff that I have worked with on our cases as well. Highly recommend!

    - Martha
    "I would highly recommend this firm to anyone in need of legal guidance!"

    Mr. Arnold has provided legal advice and guidance during a difficult situation of mine. I found him to be experienced, responsive, knowledgeable, and honest. While working with Mr. Arnold, I felt as though my situation was in adept and trustworthy hands.

    - Brendan
    "Mr. Terrill handled my case and did a great job."

    They have earned my trust as far as having many years of experience at their jobs and within the court system.

    - Nick
    "This is a great firm with very dedicated attorneys and staff."

    They will always communicate each step of the process and help you navigate a difficult situation.

    - Marcie
    "The attorney did for me exactly what I needed."

    Professional and friendly through every step. The secretary was very kind and helpful. She stayed In touch and kept me updated through every step.

    - Kane
    "I wholeheartedly endorse Bart Arnold for all criminal/traffic matters."

    On two occasions, I had the good sense to call Bart after receiving a ticket. Bart handled everything perfectly all while billing me a figure much, much less than most local attorneys.

    - Kerry
    "Jeff Terrill - The best attorney in town!!!!"

    He will be honest and tell you upfront exactly what to do and how the cards will be dealt and how you're going to play your hand.

    - Nina
    "I know he worked relentlessly for me!"

    I was represented by Sean Arata on an infraction and could not have hoped for a better outcome.

    - Bridget

Why People Choose to Work With Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C.

We Will Protect Your Rights & Future
  • Renowned Reputation
    Our firm has built a great reputation due to our proven track record of success in complex cases.
  • Aggressive Defense

    Our legal team will provide a vigorous defense regardless of the severity of the charge. 

  • Accessible to Clients
    We understand that time is of the essence. We are available 24/7 and offer free consultations.
  • Unparalleled Experience

    At Arnold Terrill Ridenour, P.C., our attorneys have a combined 75 years of legal experience. 

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