Assault and domestic assault charges can be very damaging and can range from minor to very serious consequences. It is best to consult with experienced criminal defense lawyers who will fight to form a solid defense on your behalf.
Assault and domestic assault charges range from misdemeanors to felonies. Misdemeanors may be punishable by up to a year in jail along with fines of up to $2,500. When a weapon is used or carried during an assault, the charges and punishment may escalate to more severe charges.
When assault occurs against a member of the same household, such as a partner, girlfriend or boyfriend, spouse, relative, child or former significant other, a restraining order may be put in place. We help anyone facing assault charges and domestic assault charges, anyone facing restraining order violations and show-cause violations, and those facing disorderly conduct, malicious wounding, assault by a firearm or assault of a police officer.
If convicted of a domestic assault, you may face more challenges in child custody cases in addition. This means if you have a current custody agreement, it may be modified and if you are in the middle of trying to seek out an agreement, you may not be allowed custody or partial custody.
It is crucial to speak with criminal defense lawyers who will fight to reduce your charges or eliminate them. We are experienced in all types of assault cases and will go the extra mile to protect you. Call today for your free, initial consultation.