People accused of domestic violence will be in a whirlwind of unknowns. What criminal penalties can be used against them if they are convicted? How will their reputation in the community withstand the accusations even if they are never charged with a crime? Are their parental rights at risk as well? There will be many questions and not many clear answers at first.
Get the clarification, guidance, and representation you need from the Law Office of Dennis R. Vetrano, Jr., LLC. Our Dutchess County domestic violence defense lawyers take pride in defending the wrongfully accused and ensuring the criminal justice system stays honest. You can depend on us for honest and effective advocacy, as well as comforting moral support through such a difficult time.
You can dial (845) 605-4330 to request a no-cost consultation with our law firm to get started.
In addition to being renowned criminal defenders, our team of attorneys are also the trusted name in family law disputes throughout New York. This legal insight proves extremely useful when managing a domestic violence defense case since many false accusations originate from jilted people who want to unjustly penalize their ex-spouses, or soon-to-be ex-spouses. Even an unfounded accusation of domestic violence or child abuse can cause a court judge to strip parental or property rights from the accused spouse, completely turning a divorce or family law case upside-down and out of their favor.
When working on your domestic violence defense case, we will want to consider:
The aforementioned defense strategies are only four possibilities. One or none of them may be applicable to your case. We work closely with you to get total comprehension of the events leading to the accusation so the defense we do build for you is personalized and as effective as can be.
New York considers domestic violence a form of assault against a family or household member. As such, it can be categorized as a high level misdemeanor or felony with imprisonment and steep fines used as criminal penalties upon conviction. Domestic violence cases can also be brought to family law or civil courts. The result of losing those cases can be the removal of your rights as a parent or a member of your household, such as forced relocation.
Getting to the truth is imperative for your domestic violence defense case. Using our decades of total legal experience in both criminal defense and family law, our Dutchess County domestic violence defense attorneys are well-equipped to shield you from an unjust outcome and consequences. We would like to hear from you as soon as you need our help. Contact us at your first opportunity to begin the defense of your good name and future well-being.