Whether you are the accused or the victim, domestic violence charges are serious and can be tricky to navigate. Sometimes these arrests and subsequent charges can involve your spouse, children, parents, or family members making this an even more emotional time of your life. Domestic violence charges can be called many things like disorderly conduct or assault, but whatever the charges, they can carry very harsh penalties, some of which may result in job loss, fines, or loss of your freedom. Having the right attorney matters.
Misdemeanors and Felonies
Any criminal charges can seriously affect your life, but some are worse than others. A conviction of certain crimes can leave you without a home, job, your family, or even your freedom. Whether it is for a few days or several years, any time away can have lasting and detrimental effects of your well-being and your family. This is not a risk you should be willing to take.
Sometimes mistakes made in your past can affect you in the present and even follow you into your future. Having a conviction on your record can show up during background checks for jobs, housing and can even prevent you from applying for certain positions or registration for firearms. You may qualify for a pardon which would erase certain convictions from your record altogether. Let us help you address your past mistakes and see a brighter future.
When you are a victim of a crime, you will be contacted by the court for your side of the story. How and when you tell your side can affect the case against the accused. If you want someone there with you to walk you through the process, you may want to consider seeking legal counsel to ensure your rights as the victim are protected.