In Georgia, the simplest way to distinguish between Assault and Battery is if there was actual physical contact during a confrontation between two people. Other states do not make a big distinction between Assault and Battery, South Carolina for example does not distinguish between either term. Assault in Georgia is defined as “attempting” to cause a bodily injury to someone. Battery is defined as “causing bodily harm” against someone.
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