Knowledgeable Phoenix Domestic Violence Attorneys
Maricopa County DV Lawyer for Family Law Cases in Mesa, Scottsdale & all AZ
If you have been accused of domestic violence, you may have been surprised. Under Arizona law, domestic violence can take many forms. While we usually think of actual physical violence between spouses, the State of Arizona has a broad definition of domestic violence that covers a wide range of actions. The law is not limited to married couples. It can be extended to acts against children or a member of the household. It can also include threats or intimidation, even if no actual violence occurred.
If you have been charged with domestic violence, protect your rights with the help of a Phoenix AZ domestic violence attorney. At the law office of Steven N. Cole, we offer free case evaluations to review the facts and explain your legal choices. We pride ourselves on a reputation for aggressive representation, if that’s what it takes to get results.
Get Vigorous Representation for Cases Involving Family Law
There is a lot at stake if you face a domestic violence charge. These offenses can be misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the circumstances of your case. For example, disorderly conduct can be classified as a misdemeanor or a felony, based on the accusations you face. Stalking, assault or aggravated assault, physical or sexual abuse, child abuse, and violating a restraining order can also be considered domestic violence under Arizona law.
Additionally, Arizona law often requires that a person convicted of domestic violence may also be required to attend anger management classes or community service, depending on the nature and circumstances of the act. Acts of domestic violence may also affect the terms of a divorce, including child custody and visitation rights.
If you are convicted, the result could be months or years in prison. That’s why it is important to get a explore all of your legal options with experienced Maricopa County DV lawyers. Contact the law office of Steven N. Cole for a free consultation today. After a vigorous review of the facts and the requirements of Arizona law, we can pursue aggressive defense strategies to defend your rights.