Domestic violence the inflicting of physical injury by one family or household member on another and it is best defended with the help of one of a firm lawyer. The violence can be directed toward a spouse, ex-spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend, child, or other relative. It can happen to any person regardless of gender, race, or age. It includes threats, sexual abuse, verbal abuse, and economic coercion. Domestic violence is a criminal act that gets much public attention. This makes the police even more aggressive in pursuing domestic violence arrests and convictions. If there is any hint that spousal violence or abuse is present in a domestic dispute, police will make an arrest. It is best to call a domestic disturbance attorney immediately if you have been arrested for a domestic violence charge. Whether the alleged victim wants to pursue the case or not, many domestic violence cases continue to trial.
Our domestic disturbance attorney can raise a reasonable doubt as to your guilt. We take immediate take steps to mitigate damages and in some cases prevent charges from being filed.
The penalties of a domestic violence conviction are severe. Convicted individuals face possible penalties of jail time, fines, restraining orders, loss of child custody, programs (anger management, substance abuse), and other possible consequences. We understand how important it is for you to avoid these penalties. We can help you build a strong domestic violence defense legal strategy. To help you build your case, we will:
- Gather relevant facts pertaining to the case while the events are still fresh in our head
- Obtain photos of the crime scene if available
- Obtain witness and victim statements
- Obtain a copy of the police report
If there is a restraining order, your attorney will work to get it lifted.
The police and prosecution will use only the facts that help their case against you. Our attorneys will use facts and evidence that play in your favor. We will study the prosecution’s case and use the facts gathered to counter it as aggressively as possible.