The smallest of physical conflicts can result in battery charges, which come with stiff penalties in the state of Florida.
Battery includes such acts as punching or hitting another person, as well as any kind of intentional, harmful physical contact without the other person’s consent. It can result in fines and even jail time, even if the altercation was brief.
Criminal defense attorneys like those at Fletcher + Fletcher are trained to defend you against these consequences. A strong defense is your best resource to reduce your charges, or even have them dropped.