If you have been charged with domestic assault, DO NOT speak to the police or answer any questions. Call a criminal defense lawyer before talking to anyone about your case.
A charge of domestic violence will result in a temporary protective order to prevent contact between victims and alleged domestic violence abuser. A conviction can result in a permanent protective order. These orders can have a serious impact on the freedoms and abilities of those who are subject to them and can affect divorce and child custody proceedings.
Consequences of domestic violence charges:
Employment consequences including termination
Denial of apartment or condo leasing
Loss of your right to possess a firearm
An assault accusation can be a scary thing to come to terms with. Assault is a criminal accusation that suggests you have caused someone great bodily harm or fear of harm. This can negatively impact your ability to find work and accommodation in the future, even after you have served your time. Do not risk this serious criminal offense – make the call to our experienced criminal defense attorneys today to fight for your legal rights.