Domestic assault and family violence is prosecuted heavily in the state of Virginia. Because an accusation often includes a spouse, relative, or child, even minor disagreements can be taken out of context, leading to an arrest or accusation. This can have a permanent impact on your reputation in the community, as well as affecting any family law, custody, or divorce matters you may be involved in.
Due to the sensitive nature of a domestic violence charge, public opinion can view an alleged crime harshly. This negative bias can weigh on your case, which is why it is vital that we develop a unique defense strategy based on your specific matter. Our skilled Richmond criminal defense attorneys can help you avoid the sometimes steep penalties associated with this charge.
The alleged victims of assault or family violence can range from a spouse or other family member, to an unrelated roommate, girlfriend or boyfriend, an ex, or a minor living in the home. Because the charges are so varied, ranging from an argument that got out of hand to alleged physical violence, it is vital that you receive the dedicated legal help that you need.
Let us discuss the details of your case and create a solid defense on your behalf. Call our Richmond criminal defense attorneys at (804) 464-3989 for a free initial consultation.