Being charged with assault and battery is something that you don't ever thing you will experience. When this is the reality you are facing, you have to make up your mind that you are going to do something to answer to these charges. Thinking about what you are facing isn't always easy; however, this is exactly what you have to do so that you can get your defense strategy moving before your trial date approaches.
There are some new laws that went into effect in Virginia on July 1, 2017. While some of these laws don't apply to everyone, knowing how they change the legal landscape is important just in case you find yourself having to face one of these issues.