What is the law on Battery in Lenexa Municipal Court?

Section 3-9-B-2 BATTERY

Battery is:

  1. Intentionally or recklessly causing bodily harm to another person; or

  2. Intentionally causing physical contact with another person when done in a rude, insulting or angry manner.

Violation of this Section shall constitute a public offense and is punishable as set forth in Article 3-9-J of this Chapter.

Possible Punishment

*Class B Violations are punishable by up to 180 days in the Johnson County Jail, however, most Class B Violations are eligible for probation

What do you do if you are charged with Battery in Lenexa Municipal Court?

If you get charged with Battery in Lenexa Municipal Court it's best to begin by researching the actual law that it is alleged that you have broken. If you've found this page that is probably exactly what you are doing. So to start off, you're already doing the right thing. Simply reading the municipal code won't give you enough knowledge to really understand how to fight the charge and in most instances won't even answer all your questions. The next step would be to take a long look at an in-depth analysis of of Battery caselaw in Kansas. Start by looking here for commonly asked questions people have when facing a battery charge in Kansas. After you've educated yourself on the law and looked at the commonly asked questions on Battery cases, it's time to meet with a lawyer. When you are looking for a lawyer you should ask questions about the law that you have learned but the most important aspect of the interview should be focused on the lawyer's experience in Lenexa Municipal Court. You can only gain so much knowledge from reading the law, looking for a criminal defense lawyer with experience in Lenexa Municipal court is a must. Ask your prospective lawyer about the personalities involved in the Lenexa Municipal Court and how the judge and prosecutor have handled cases like yours in the past.