Round Rock Domestic Violence Attorney
Accused of Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence refers to a violent crime against a family member, fiancé,
boyfriend, girlfriend or domestic partner. It includes threatening a person
with bodily harm, physical contact with a person against their wishes
and in an offense manner, and committing a violent act that causes injury.
Many assault charges are the result of accusations of domestic violence.
A first-time domestic violence offense will usually be charged as a Class
C misdemeanor. A person with a prior domestic violence history, including
a case that resulted in deferred adjudication, could be facing felony
charges for a second offense. A person found guilty of domestic violence
assault will not only lose the right to possess a firearm, the conviction
can never be sealed or expunged.
If you have been accused of domestic violence, contact a
Round Rock criminal defense lawyer for legal advice and representation. Early intervention by a skilled attorney
is extremely important when it comes to negotiating with the prosecution
for a reduction in charges or case dismissal.
Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Williamson County
A combative divorce and child custody case can often result in false domestic
violence charges as a way of influencing the outcome of a settlement.
Once a person has been charged with domestic violence, the prosecution
can pursue the case even if the alleged victim changes their mind at a
later point in time. It is also likely that a protective order will be
issued, which could prevent you from seeing your children. The Law Office
of Ryan H. Deck is a knowledgeable
criminal defense firm that will provide dedicated and determined representation if you
have been accused of domestic violence. We take domestic violence accusations
very seriously because of the consequences that can result from a guilty
verdict, such as:
- Jail time
- Psychological counseling
- Protective Order
Deferred adjudication can also be ordered by the court depending on the
circumstances. Our firm will make sure your rights are protected both
in and out of court and vigorously fight the charges against you. We are
dedicated legal professionals that will make sure you receive effective
and committed representation.
Contact a domestic violence lawyer for trusted representation if you have been accused of domestic violence.