Domestic violence charges are more serious than most people think. It is important to remember that even simple assault is a violent crime. Having a record with a violent crime conviction can make it difficult to get certain jobs, find housing, receive financial aid, get into college and retain custody of your children, in some cases.
Take your case as seriously as the court does, and speak with a domestic violence defense Attorney today. At Starbranch Law in Portsmouth, we understand the consequences of violent crime charges. Our Attorney has worked on hundreds of these cases — as a prosecutor and a defense lawyer. He knows how the state pursues assault and domestic violence cases, and he uses that knowledge to build a strong defense.
If you are facing domestic violence charges in New Hampshire, you must be aware of the unique circumstances of these cases. Law enforcement takes domestic violence cases seriously. For example:
When a protective order is in place:
Violating a protective order is also a serious matter. A first offense is a Class A misdemeanor. If you violate the order again, you may be charged with a felony. These charges are in addition to the domestic violence charges you face.
If you are facing assault, domestic violence and/or protective order violation charges, call our Portsmouth office at 603-436-5566 to schedule an appointment. You may also email us.