Simple Misdemeanor Battery per California Penal Code 242 does not require injury. Any rude or angry touching of another can be a battery even without injury. The law protects individuals from any willful touching in a harmful or offensive manner, and...
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Injury is not required in a "battery" case. A misdemeanor battery is without injury, and may simply be an unlawful use of force against another ....a rude or angry touching of the individual. There are more serious charges that are felonies if there is an...
A criminal "battery" charge is a misdemeanor offensive touching. The charge does not require any injury whatsoever. It could be a shove, a punch, a slap, a grabbing or any rude or angry touching. It has to be unlawful and intended, not accidental and...