Aggravated Battery

Aggravated Battery in Florida

Aggravated Battery is a crime in which one person commits a Battery on another person either using a deadly weapon or causing great bodily harm to the other person. Also, any battery on a pregnant woman is charged as Aggravated Battery.

Definition of Aggravated Battery in Florida

The crime of Aggravated Battery as defined by § 784.045, Florida Statutes, is a Battery that causes great bodily harm or is performed using a deadly weapon. See Aggravated Battery.

The crime of Aggravated Battery of a Pregnant Victim is any Battery committed against a pregnant victim if the defendant knew or should have known the victim was pregnant. See Aggravated Battery of a Pregnant Victim.

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If you have been charged with the crime of Aggravated Battery in Broward, Palm Beach, or Miami-Dade County, you need to speak with a criminal defense attorney right away to ensure your rights are protected. The Law Office of Sean Clayton, P.A., can help you better understand your situation and your options. Contact us today for your free consultation.