Domestic Violence is investigated and prosecuted differently from other crimes. For example, police agencies have mandatory arrest policies, and often arrest someone on the word or allegation of the complainant alone. Many prosecutors will proceed against people charged with domestic violence even if the complainant/alleged victim wants or demands dismissal. Charges of domestic violence are divisive and emotional, and can be falsely levied to gain advantage in a divorce or custody case.
If you are charged with domestic violence, you may be required to immediately leave your home, surrender weapons, post a bond and give up other freedoms. This can be a scary and frustrating experience. If you are convicted of domestic violence, you will not be allowed to possess a weapon and face:
If you have been accused of domestic violence, and want to put me and my resources to your defense, please contact me. In a free consultation, I will explain the many options available to defend you.