Assault and battery are very serious crimes in Nevada, and while in individual may be arrested for assault charges, someone arrested on battery is always charged with both assault and battery. These two terms are often used interchangeably, but are actually very different crimes. Assault refers to the attempt to make contact with another person. Battery, on the other hand, refers to making contact with another person. Because it is not possible to be charged with making contact with another person without attempting to do so first, charges of battery always carry with it the assault charge.
Brooks Brothers Bail Bonds provide assault and battery bail bonds for individuals arrested for misdemeanor or felony offenses. After being arrested for assault or battery in Las Vegas there will be a hearing where the judge will set a bail amount. Should the defendant be unable to pay the total bail they can either remain in custody or obtain an assault and battery bail bond for a percentage of the total cost of bail from a professional bail bondsmen such as those here at Brooks Brothers Bail Bonds.
Whether the assault and battery resulted in injury or not it is likely that the person involved be arrested and detained in Las Vegas. Unless the result were serious injuries, or the person pressing the charges is a civil servant receiving special protection, it is common that the charges be filed as misdemeanor offenses. Based on the circumstance,s the officer responding to the event may determine that multiple individuals warrant arrest.
Should you or a loved one be arrested for assault and battery in Las Vegas a preliminary hearing will be arranged and a bail amount set to guarantee a return to court for his or her trial. Typically, a defendant cannot afford to pay the entire amount of the bond. This is when Brooks Brothers Bail Bonds can help. By paying just a small percentage of the total, our professional bail bondsmen will arrange a release from jail, very similarly as if the entire bail amount were posted.
Regardless of whether a full bail amount is paid or a bail bondsmen posts on a considerably lesser percentage of the total bail cost, the defendant must still return for their appointed court date. It is not uncommon that for tourists arrested on assault and battery charges in Las Vegas, a larger bail be placed to ensure their return to court.
Contact Brooks Brothers Bail Bonds 24/7 to begin your bail process.