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When your rights, freedom and future are on the line, you need to hire a courtroom-tested advocate. We will fight tirelessly in order to combat your charges. We will not quit until we have explored each avenue of defense.

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Raleigh Battery Defense Attorney

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If you or your loved one has been charged with battery or another assault-related offense, turn to Floyd Law Offices PLLC for hard-hitting representation. Due to the serious and sensitive nature of your case, we advise you against navigating through the complexities of the legal system alone. Regardless of the unique circumstances pertaining to your charges, you can be confident in our ability to handle your case. Our Raleigh battery defense attorney is passionate about the pursuit of justice. We will serve as your powerful voice, tenaciously pursuing the most favorable outcome possible.

  • Meet Chris Floyd

    Criminal Defense Attorney

    Chris Floyd is a seasoned criminal lawyer with years of trial and litigation experience. He has represented people from all walks of life, and has defended thousands of criminal cases. He has tried and won not guilty verdicts in cases that have ranged from misdemeanors to first-degree murder.

    Chris’ experience is unique in the sense that he is not a former prosecutor. In fact, he has never prosecuted a criminal case. Instead, he is a career criminal defense lawyer who has sat behind the defense table, and fought for the accused in every case he has handled.

    Chris is a member of the North Carolina State Bar and is admitted to practice before all North Carolina State Courts and several federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Standing Up for The Criminally-Accused

Case Wins & Victories

  • State of North Carolina v. A.L - DWI

    Not Guilty

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client was pulled over for speeding and charged with Driving While Impaired after failing standardized field sobriety tests and blowing over the legal limit on both a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine. This client had a previous DWI conviction within seven years and was facing mandatory jail time.

  • State of North Carolina v. K.H. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: Driving While Impaired and Speeding. Client was charged with DWI and speeding after she was pulled over for speeding and subsequently failed all standardized field sobriety test and blew well over the legal limit. After she was arrested, she allegedly refused to submit to a chemical analysis. If she was found to have willfully refused the chemical analysis, her license would be take from her for one year even if she was acquitted of DWI. Defendant requested a hearing on the refusal with the DMV, which was held, and demanded a trial on her case. At trial, the defense objected to the State’s motion to continue, which was denied by the court.

  • State of North Carolina v. A.M. - Criminal Defense

    Not Guilty

    Charges: Violation of a Domestic Violence Protective Order Client was charged with violating a domestic violence protective order and for being in contempt of court. After a hearing, the Judge found the accusing witness to not be credible.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.C. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charges: DWI and Reckless Driving to Endanger Client was charged with Driving while impaired and reckless driving after she was alleged to have caused an accident that resulted in the hospitalization of multiple people. Due to the facts of the case, a conviction would have resulted in mandatory active jail sentence.

  • State of North Carolina v. B.W. - DWI

    Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he was stopped for speeding and allegedly exhibiting poor driving. Client was alleged to have failed standardized field sobriety tests and blew over the legal limit on a preliminary breath test and on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine after his arrest.

  • State of North Carolina v. L.L. - DWI

    Voluntarily Dismissed

    Charge: Driving While Impaired (DWI) Client accused of Driving While Impaired after he drove through a checkpoint, failed all standardized field sobriety tests, and blew over the legal limit on the Intox EC/IR II breathalyzer machine.

The Attorney to Call When Your Freedom is on the Line

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “Chris Floyd told me that he "would fight for me." He successfully got a larceny charge dismissed. HIRE Chris Floyd because the other attorneys want to make a quick buck but Chris Floyd will work hard and fight for you!”

  • “Handled my DUI case with the most uttermost professionalism. Highly recommended. Young, smart and aggressive lawyer. Was easily accessible and defends you to the end.”

    Edgar

  • “Chris is an amazing attorney. Not only is he available day and night but he is also very professional and detailed oriented. Young and eager but also smart and responsible. Drug possession AND DUI both dismissed with no penalty. Couldn't be happier. ”

    Crystal

  • “He is amazing and without going into detail , my charges were serious and he was able to have them dismissed and he is helping me get them expunged.”

    Carol

Results - Driven. Client - Focused.

The Powerful Defense Attorney You Deserve in Your Corner

  • Solid Track Record of Success

  • Flexible Payment Plans

  • Confident in the Courtroom

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Common Penalties

Battery is a physical act that results in offensive or harmful contact with another person, without his or her consent. In addition, if you have made a threatening or menacing statement that caused an individual to believe that he or she was in danger of physical harm, you may be charged with battery.

  • Incarceration
  • Expensive Fines
  • Probationary Restrictions
  • Restitution for the Victim
  • Criminal Record
  • Loss of Certain Rights

We Have The Answers You Need

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • Will I Have A Criminal Record?

    Answer

    If you are found guilty and charged with battery, you will be forced to carry a criminal record. We advise you secure immediate legal assistance in order to increase your chances of a favorable case outcome.

  • What Will Happen If I Am Convicted?

    Answer

    A battery conviction could stay on your record for the rest of your life. If charged, you may be fined and face prison or jail time. You may also be placed on probation for a substantial amount of time. Finally, you may receive a court order to attend anger management training or counseling.

  • What Is The Difference Between Assault & Battery?

    Answer

    Assault and battery typically occur in conjunction with one another. Battery offenses are generally always preceded by an assault offense. Battery is conduct which produces bodily injury or offensive contact. Assault does not include physical contact. Instead, it is an attempt to instill fear into another person.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Charges Reduced

    There may be a chance that you can get your charges reduced to a misdemeanor, depending upon circumstances with what exactly happened.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Suppressed Evidence

    In some instances, it can be proven that some type of violation occurred during the process of investigation, which could lead to evidence being thrown out of court.

  • Possible Case Outcomes

    Charges Dismissed

    We work tirelessly to secure the best possible outcome, including getting your criminal charges completely dismissed, acquitted, or dropped.

Increase Your Chances of a Better Outcome

We Know the Law. We Can Protect Your Rights.

  • Am I
    going to jail?

  • How serious
    is this?

  • I can't afford
    to pay the fines

  • Is this going on my
    criminal record?

  • Can you help?

  • I regret all of it

Let us help you cut through the noise. Our firm can help reduce your stress during this difficult time. Speak with our attorneys and get legal advice today.

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When Your Future Is At Stake, You Need A Trial-Tested Advocate In Your Corner

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