Domestic violence is an unfortunately frequently alleged offense in Ohio. Disputes between family or household members can get out of hand, or could turn into physical altercations that cause harm to the people involved. When the police are called about domestic disputes, it is not uncommon for someone to end up arrested and charged with domestic violence.
Domestic violence charges in Dayton are a serious matter. A conviction comes with lengthy jail time, a hefty fine and a criminal record, which can follow you around for many years after the offense occurs and can cause you difficulty getting a job or renting an apartment. One of the most important things to do when you are arrested and charged with domestic violence or assault is to get into touch with an experienced Dayton domestic violence defense lawyer as soon as possible. You will need to defend against these serious charges and fight to protect your rights.
Most certainly there are defenses to domestic violence charges. For instance, you and your lawyer might be able to present a compelling case that your accuser was in fact lying about the domestic violence, or you might have a strong case that shows that your accuser was actually the one who committed domestic violence against you. It might also be the case that you can raise a defense of self-defense to your domestic violence charges. It could be that you were simply acting to defend yourself, and in all the chaos that happened when the police arrived on the scene you ended up arrested when you shouldn’t have been.
In order to prepare your strongest and best defense possible in light of your particular circumstances, it is important that you discuss your situation and what happened with your domestic violence defense attorney. Be truthful and thorough and try not to leave anything out when you talk to your lawyer. After hearing what you have to say about the situation, your lawyer will be able to assess what options are available to you.
At The VanNoy Firm, we take domestic violence defense seriously because the consequences of a conviction are serious. Your defense matters to us and we will give your case the personal attention that it deserves. If you would like to learn more about how The VanNoy Firm can help you with your case please feel free to reach out to us by calling our Dayton office.
There are many instances where innocent people become tangled up in domestic violence charges. There are also many situations where things may have gotten out of hand but did not rise to the level of criminal domestic violence. Maybe someone overreacted to a heated situation, or maybe your accuser is lying. Whatever the case may be, if you have been charged with a domestic violence offense, you need to speak to an experienced domestic violence attorney at The VanNoy Firm. Defend yourself from the charges that are pending against you. Contact us today to discuss your circumstances.
Contact our domestic violence lawyer today to discuss your domestic violence charges and learn how we can help you.
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