Assault and Battery

Assault & Battery

If you have been arrested for assault and battery, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your interests, one who fully understands the criminal law and procedures, and who has successfully defended others in similar cases. You deserve an attorney who will take the time to learn about the unique aspects of your case, and who can identify solutions that take your individual circumstances into account.

Attorney Peter G. DeGelleke has over 35 years of experience protecting the rights of individuals throughout Bedford-Concord, and Middlesex and Worcester counties, including individuals charged with assault and battery. He is committed to providing excellent personal service to help his clients navigate the criminal justice system. When you hire him to defend you against an assault and battery charge, He will devote his full attention to your case. Attorney DeGelleke will never delegate responsibility for your defense to a paralegal or a less-experienced attorney without your permission. Contact the office by email or call at 781-275-0800 to set up a free initial consultation.

Protecting the Rights of All People Facing Criminal Charges

Attorney DeGelleke aggressively protects the rights of men and women charged with assault and battery, whether the charge is a misdemeanor or a felony. He handles charges stemming from any kind of fight, from a schoolyard scrap or a barroom brawl to a domestic assault and battery involving your spouse, a parent or child, or another member of the household. Many of the cases attorney DeGelleke handles involve the violation of a restraining order.

When he takes on an assault and battery case, attorney DeGelleke's top priority is to get the charges reduced or dismissed. He can often resolve your case without a criminal conviction, which can minimize the impact on future employment opportunities. Attorney DeGelleke will work directly with the prosecutor to seek probation or participation in a batterer's program, as an alternative to conviction.

Contact a Defense Lawyer in Massachusetts

If you have been accused of an assault, it is important to seek skilled legal help right away. To schedule a free initial consultation, complete an online contact form or call the office at 781-275-0800.