All married couples fight at some time or another. There will always be something for a couple to argue over, whether it be financial matters, the children, house projects, etc. Sometimes these fights can become physical or the police may be called to the home because someone is feeling threatened. In these cases it can be important for the defendant to understand how a domestic violence conviction can affect divorce proceedings.
When a couple argues a lot and these arguments are heated and emotional a divorce may be imminent. Arguments can sometimes lead to allegations of domestic violence. Whether a spouse calls the police or neighbors or friends call the police, the authorities can visit the couple and investigate the circumstances surrounding the domestic violence allegations. At this point a person may be facing domestic violence charges which are often serious. If a divorce is to take place between the couple the domestic violence charge can be taken negatively by the court and affect future agreements regarding child custody, child support, property division and spousal support.
Our law firm understands the seriousness of a domestic violence conviction. We know that our client who is facing these serious charges can be feeling scared and confused by what steps they need to take next. We know what is at stake and are dedicated to helping our client fight these charges. We have decades of experience in defending people against these serious charges.
There are many serious consequences for a domestic violence conviction. It can negatively affect a divorce outcome along with jail time and fines. We understand how important it is to have a strong legal defense team on your side to make sure your side of the story is able to be told.