Felony Battery Charges in Wisconsin

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Substantial Battery Charges: A Class I Felony

Substantial battery requires the defendant to cause substantial bodily harm to another person while intending to do so. It’s a Class I felony, and if the court convicts you, you could spend up to 1 year, 6 months in prison and face an additional 2 years of extended supervision. You could also be required to pay a fine of up to $10,000.

Aggravated Battery Charges: A Class H Felony

Aggravated battery requires the defendant to cause – and intend to cause – great bodily harm to another person. It’s a Class H felony, and if you’re convicted, you could spend up to 3 years in prison with 3 years of extended supervision once you’re released. You could also have to pay fines of up to $10,000.

Aggravated Battery With Intent to Cause Great Bodily Harm: A Class E Felony

Battery with a substantial risk of great bodily harm requires the defendant to cause bodily harm to another person (after intending to do so), and the defendant’s behavior had to create a substantial risk of great bodily harm. At the same time, the defendant must know that his or her conduct was creating a substantial risk of great bodily harm. If you’re convicted of this Class E felony, you could go to prison for up to 10 years and face an additional 5 years of extended supervision, as well as pay fines of up to $10,000.

Do You Need to Talk to a Lawyer About Felony Battery Charges?

If you’ve been accused of felony battery, you may want to talk to a Milwaukee assault and battery lawyer as soon as possible.

Call us at 414-383-6700 if you’re in Milwaukee or 262-650-6700 if you’re in Waukesha for a free case review today.

Carlos Gamino

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Felony Battery Charges in WI - Carlos Gamino
By Carlos Gamino

Battery is a serious crime in Wisconsin – and felony battery charges, if you’re convicted, could put you behind bars for up to 10 years with an additional 5 years of extended supervision. You could also have to pay fines up to $10,000.

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