Let Our Rapid City Assault Defense Lawyer Tell Your Side Of The Story

If you are facing charges of assault or battery in South Dakota, the time to get strong, strategic criminal defense is now. You can rely on the assault defense attorney Skinner Law Office to stand up for you and fight to protect your rights and freedom.

For more than 25 years, criminal defense attorney Matt Skinner has served the people of Rapid City and the Black Hills region. He has extensive experience in defense against all types of charges related to assault and battery, including:

  • Simple assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Bodily harm
  • Assault with a dangerous weapon
  • Battery of an unborn child
  • Sexual battery

Matt handles misdemeanor and felony charges involving assault against a law enforcement officer, assault by individuals who have previous convictions, and intentionally exposing someone to HIV.

For a free consultation, please call Skinner Law Office at 605-519-5600 or complete our contact form. We represent clients throughout the Black Hills region.

Effectively Advocating For You In Plea Bargains Or Trials

As an experienced criminal trial lawyer, Matt Skinner regularly negotiates favorable plea bargains in which he gets felony charges reduced or dismissed. Because he prepares every case for trial, he can put you in the strongest possible position to bargain with the district attorney. Matt Skinner is also prepared to fight for you at trial if that is the best way to protect your rights and freedom.

What Is The Difference Between Assault And Battery?

Assault and battery are two of the most common violent crime charges in South Dakota. Although they are often used interchangeably, they are actually separate charges. Assault refers to a threat of or attempt at harming someone. Battery means making physical contact that causes harm to someone. Battery can also include harming an unborn child or forcing another person to come into contact with bodily fluids.

Contact Our Assault Defense Lawyer For A Free Consultation

The sooner you get in touch with us, the sooner we can start fighting to protect your rights and freedom. For a free consultation, please call Skinner Law Office in Rapid City at 605-519-5600 or contact us by email. We defend clients facing assault and battery charges throughout the Black Hills region.