Battery and Assault Crimes in Kenner

Kenner Battery and Assault Offenses

Sec. 7-70. What is Battery under Kenner Muni Code?

Battery is the intentional use of force or violence upon the person of another; or the intentional administration of a poison or other noxious liquid or substance to another.

Sec. 7-71. What is Simple Battery in Kenner?

Simple battery is a battery committed without the consent of the victim.

Sec. 7-72. What is Assault under Kenner Muni Code?

Assault is an attempt to commit a battery, or the intentional placing of another in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery.

Sec. 7-73. What is Aggravated Assault in Kenner?

Aggravated assault is an assault committed with a dangerous weapon.

Sec. 7-74. What is Simple Assault under Kenner Muni Code?

Simple assault is an assault committed without a dangerous weapon.

Sec. 7-75. What is Negligent Injuring in Kenner?

Negligent injuring is the inflicting of any injury upon the person of another by criminal negligence. The violation of an ordinance shall be considered only as presumptive evidence of such negligence.


A fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or imprisonment for not more than sixty (60) days, or both.

Any person who is found guilty or who enters a plea of guilty for offenses against persons in which the victim is the age of sixty-five (65) years old or older the court shall impose the maximum sentence of five hundred dollars ($500.00) and imprisonment for not less than ten (10) days but no more then sixty (60) days.

Legal Assistance

If you have been charged with a Criminal Offense in the City of Kenner, contact Battery Defense Attorney Elizabeth B. Carpenter.  504-599-5955. She has helped many clients fight Kenner Municipal Charges.

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