Prescott Domestic Violence Attorney
Skilled Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges in Arizona
Domestic violence is a very serious criminal offense that carries with it harsh penalties. If you are facing domestic violence charges, it is imperative that you retain the services of an experienced and aggressive attorney to protect your legal rights and fight for your best interests.
At Signature Law Group, PLLC, we have handled hundreds of cases and have successfully defended against many different types of domestic violence allegations. Our Prescott domestic violence attorney has the knowledge and skill to help you overcome your charges and move on with your life.
What Is Considered Domestic Violence in Arizona?
Under Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) § 13-3623, domestic violence is defined as the occurrence of any of the following acts committed against a family or household member by a family or household member:
- A physical injury;
- Sexual assault;
- An unlawful imprisonment;
- A knowing and intentional violation of a protection order;
- A knowing and intentional threat to cause physical injury to a family or household member; or
- An attempt to cause physical injury to a family or household member.
If you are facing domestic violence charges, it is critical that you consult with an attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you retain legal counsel, the better your chances of defending against your charges and having your charges reduced or dismissed.
Penalties for Domestic Violence in Arizona
If you are convicted of domestic violence, you will likely face harsh penalties and consequences. The specific penalties you will face will depend on the specific charge you are facing and the severity of the offense.
Some of the possible penalties you may face include:
- Fines — Fines may be imposed on those convicted of domestic violence. The fines will depend on the severity of the crime and the criminal history of the defendant.
- Jail time — Jail time is a possible penalty for domestic violence. The amount of time will depend on the severity of the crime and the criminal history of the defendant.
- Probation — A defendant may be required to serve probation after being convicted of domestic violence. The length of the probation will depend on the specific charge.
If you are facing domestic violence charges, you should not hesitate to contact our Prescott domestic violence attorney. Our firm is ready to help you. We will listen to your story, investigate your case, and aggressively pursue the best possible outcome for your charges.
Contact Our Prescott Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
If you have been accused of domestic violence, do not wait to contact our Prescott domestic violence attorney. We are available 24/7 and will work hard to protect your rights and defend you against your charges. Our firm is located in Prescott, AZ and services the surrounding areas.
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