Illinois Battery Charges: When the Assault was “Complete”
“Assault and battery.” You’ve probably heard this phrase on shows about law enforcement or violent crimes.
These two terms are paired together so often that they almost sound like the same crime. The truth about assault and battery in Illinois may come as a surprise to you, though. One of these crimes is more “serious” than the other.
At first glance, “assault” appears to be the more serious of the two crimes. You may have heard “assault” used to reference [...]