Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

Colorado Law: Is It Assault or Is It Battery?

In Colorado, assault and battery are defined and penalized in different ways… and they might not mean what you think they mean. In fact, technically there is no “battery” in our state.

In this post, we’re going to explain the differences in how these acts are charged and interpreted, and let you know how a strong criminal defense strategy from a Denver lawyer who knows how to get results can help you achieve the best possible outcome.

Assault in Colorado

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