Although domestic violence is often a matter of family law, an accusation or charge of domestic violence also involves criminal law. If you have been accused of or arrested for domestic violence, turn to one of our criminal defense lawyers at Benzaken & Wood LLP. Our Brockton domestic violence lawyers and legal team have more than 20 years of combined experience providing aggressive defense for crimes of this nature.
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Acts of domestic violence are taken very seriously in the eyes of the law, but a member of law enforcement may not always see the whole story. For example, it is not uncommon for accusations of domestic violence to arise during divorces, which can quickly lead to a restraining order preventing you from seeing your children or going back to your home. Your life could be adversely affected by a simple accusation of domestic violence.
Domestic violence can include any of the following acts:
Although domestic abuse or violence most often involves accusations of physical contact or abuse, there are many situations where it does not involve injury or physical abuse. Intimidation, threats of violence, and emotional or verbal abuse can all constitute domestic violence. Allegations of domestic violence are taken seriously by law enforcement and prosecutors and they tend to be very aggressive about reaching convictions.
Our Brockton criminal defense lawyers are highly knowledgeable about the various defense tactics which can be used in cases of domestic violence. You can count on us to provide you with equally aggressive representation and sound legal guidance.
Please do not hesitate to schedule an appointment for a free case consultation by calling us today at (508) 503-7444.