To all our current and prospective clients: In light of the National Emergency, our office will still be operational from either our office or remotely depending on the status of events. Either way, we still answer all of our calls directly 24/7. The best way to get a hold of us would be through our office number (951) 686-4818 or email ( Our day-to-day operations depend on the safety of our staff and the courts being open for business. Feel free to reach out to us to inquire about your case or discuss any new cases with Mr. Feyzjou at the number above. Stay safe and we remain hopeful that this too shall pass with everyone’s health and safety in mind.


Assault and Battery


An assault involves conduct that places another person in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery. A battery occurs when a person causes harm to another or makes insulting or provoking physical contact with another Both assault and battery are misdemeanors punishable by jail or a fine. But, in addition to any other possible penalties, the court may impose weekend work-release. Certain assaults and batteries may also qualify as aggravated. Assaults or batteries that involve the use of a deadly weapon or firearm generally constitute aggravated assault or aggravated battery and could be charged as felonies.


These types of crimes committed against certain named categories of individuals, such as police officers, teachers, or the elderly, may also be charged as aggravated.


As with any other criminal allegation, it is highly recommended to speak to a lawyer at KIA LAW FIRM immediately upon your first notice that law enforcement is investigating this matter.

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