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Defense Against Domestic Violence Accusations

On Behalf of | May 15, 2013 | Firm News |

Being arrested or charged with a criminal offense can be an extremely frightening and emotionally stressful experience. Unfortunately, there are some types of crimes, such as sex offenses, crimes involving minors and domestic violence, where even the accusation that you have committed a crime could have a long-lasting, negative impact on your personal and professional life. If you have been arrested for alleged domestic violence, and you are looking for a criminal defense lawyer in Minneapolis, MN, it is advised that you contact the firm as soon as possible.

There are many reasons why an individual could be accused of domestic violence, some of them may be valid, while others are simply an attempt at retribution for a divorce, in order to try and gain custody of a child or any number of reasons. In addition, there are instances, when law enforcement responds to a domestic violence call, where it may be difficult for them to determine who is the victim. If that is the case, you may find yourself under arrest for a crime you did not commit. Either way, defending against domestic violence charges can be quite complicated. There are numerous legal issues which could arise. It is also important to know that not all domestic violence charges are treated equally, there are various degrees of domestic violence and each one carries its own penalties.

If you have been arrested for, or accused of, domestic violence it is important that you not only exercise your right to remain silent, but that you contact the firm and speak to one of the firm’s criminal defense attorneys before you make a statement or answer any questions. This firm understands the potential issues which can arise as a result of a domestic violence charge. You could find yourself banned from your own home, being ordered to stay away from your spouse, children and other family members, being put under a restraining order, having an order for protection issued against you or being put behind bars. Before that happens, let the attorney at Martin Law Offices help you defend your rights. When you contact the firm, the attorney will review all evidence against you, gather eyewitness and character statements on your behalf, challenge any false accusations and provide you with the aggressive defense you deserve.

If you are looking for a criminal defense lawyer in Minneapolis MN to defend yourself against accusations of domestic violence, contact a skilled Minneapolis criminal defense lawyerat the firm today.