Charges involving domestic violence are taken very seriously and if convicted, one can experience devastating effects that can follow them for years. Penalties can include substantial fines and jail time. In addition to a criminal record, there are often legal family issues involved such child custody cases, child visitation, divorce and marital property division to name a few.
Dealing with domestic violence charges is definitely not something you want to go alone. A strong defense is going to have a major impact on the outcome so it’s not worth the risk of handling these situations without the best possible representation.
There are a wide range of issues and charges that can be related to domestic violence, including:
- Child abuse
- Child neglect
- Battery domestic violence
- Domestic violence with strangulation
- Restraining orders or protective orders
- Spousal abuse
- Domestic assault
- Sexual assault
- Assault and battery
- Aggravated assault
- Aggravated battery
- Date rape
- Disorderly conduct
By exercising your right to hire a competent domestic violence attorney you can increase the chances of having your charges dropped or minimized. The skilled legal team at the Bourassa Law Firm is committed to ensuring your rights are protected and will work hard to reduce to stress and consequences experienced by you and your family members.