Any number of circumstances can come into play when one individual accuses another of domestic violence. Domestic violence accusations may arise during a divorce, when one spouse attempts to gain an advantage in legal proceedings. Other times, prolonged disagreements or a heated argument may prompt one individual to call the police in frustration. In any case, it is important to learn the background and facts of the case in order to build an effective defense of domestic violence charges.
At Glasgow & Olsson, we defend people who have been accused of domestic violence throughout the Chicagoland area. A conviction for domestic violence can have lasting effects on family relationships. Therefore, we work tirelessly to defend the rights and interests of individuals who have been accused.
To learn about your specific defense options, contact a Schaumburg domestic violence defense lawyer today.
Understanding Domestic Violence Charges
When the police are called to respond to accusations of domestic violence, they almost always make an arrest — even if the accuser takes back his or her story.
Taking prompt legal action is critical after accusations of domestic violence. In these critical few days and weeks, there are important steps that can be taken to begin building an effective defense. A thorough investigation is critical at this stage, especially if allegations of domestic violence are false or exaggerated. Our Schaumburg domestic violence defense lawyers can begin negotiating on your behalf in an effort to seek reduced charges or dismissed charges. Once we understand the specific circumstances of your case, we will better be able to prepare an effective defense on your behalf.
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Learn more about domestic violence, the consequences you may be facing, and your defense options by contacting a Schaumburg domestic violence defense lawyer.
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