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what is the difference between assault and battery

The difference between assault and battery is assault is a threat do do harm, a battery is doing that harm. The touching of another individual, no matter how slight, if unwanted, is a battery. If you're charged with assault or battery, you need to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney right away. 

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