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If you are dealing with criminal charges that pertain to the offense of domestic violence, our firm understands that you are in a difficult position. Domestic violence is a serious charge that regards the abuse of another person within a family unit or an individual living under the same roof. If the domestic violence results in severe injuries and is a traumatic situation, the offender can face heavy penalties and life changing consequences. Criminal matters involving domestic violence should be handled with the legal assistance of a Brooklyn criminal defense attorney from our firm.
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Proceedings for a domestic violence charge is described in the Family Court Act §812. Domestic violence can be in the form of sexual abuse and is often a violation of both state and federal laws. An aggressor of domestic violence can be convicted of assault if the physical harm that is inflicted is intentional. Domestic violence can come about in different forms and is charged depending on the specifics of the individual's arrest. A wide range of penalties can result depending on the specific offense. A felony conviction for domestic violence can result in a 5 to 25 year prison sentence.
If you are accused of domestic violence, law enforcement can begin taking immediate action. You may be arrested immediately and a police report can be filed against you. Team up with an experienced criminal defense attorney in Brooklyn.
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