Aggravated Battery with a Firearm is a Class X offense. This means that there is a minimum 6 year sentence in Illinois Department of Corrections and a potential maximum penalty of 30 or 60 years.
Aggravated Battery with a Firearm generally involves the discharge of a gun which injures another. Our Criminal Defense Lawyers are experienced and established attorneys who know how to aggressively defend those charged with gun crimes.
Can I claim Self-Defense for my Aggravated Battery with a Firearm charge?
Discharging a firearm at a person can be a split second decision which can have lifelong ramifications. Our office has successfully defended clients who acted in self-defense (link to self-defense page) when they used a firearm or other weapon on an assailant. Our attorneys know the law regarding self-defense. If you believe you have a valid self-defense claim, contact our Springfield Criminal Self-Defense lawyers today at (217) 414-8889 for a free initial consultation.