A Battery is any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon another person. The slightest touching of another person without their consent can constitute a battery. Depending on certain factors such as the level of injury sustained by the victim, battery can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony.
There may be some defenses that could apply in your case. Contact Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney Ali Komaili if you have been charged with battery or any other criminal matter in Orange County.