When the police are called for domestic violence, the odds are that one of the parties involved is going to jail. Unfortunately, the police do not always arrest the right person.
For a crime to be charged as “domestic violence” there must be a relationship between the accused and the alleged victim. Offenses that can be designated as a “domestic violence offense” include: assault, disorderly conduct, threatening and intimidating, violating an order of protection and criminal damage.
There are many variables involved when it comes to a domestic violence charge. It is important to understand your rights. (ARS13-3601)
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The consequence of a domestic violence conviction can be severe. If you are convicted of a misdemeanor or a felony, in addition to probation, fines, and incarceration; you could lose the right to own firearms and the conviction may be used against you in child custody proceedings.
If you are facing a charge of domestic violence in Arizona, it is important that you receive legal representation from an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will fight to prove your innocence and/or fight to ensure you receive the most favorable sentence possible.
At the Law Offices of Robert A. Butler PLLC, we have handled hundreds of domestic violence cases. We can help you!