Domestic Violence Charges

Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Poughkeepsie

Domestic violence seems to be on the rise in the United States. Unfortunately, while many cases are legitimate, there are those that stem from false allegations or vengeful spouses. If you find yourself facing domestic violence charges, it is crucial that you obtain strong legal defense now more than ever.

There are a wide range of crimes that fall under the category of domestic violence, some carrying much harsher penalties than others. For this reason, you need a Poughkeepsie criminal defense attorney who understands the ins and outs of criminal law. At Michael R. Varble & Associates, P.C., we put our 15 years of experience to work to protect your rights and advocate your side of the story.

Understanding Your Charges

If you are unsure of the penalties or repercussions you are facing, we encourage you to contact our firm. We can break down your charges and help you determine the best course of action in a free consultation. First, you must be able to identify what charges you are facing within domestic violence. The term domestic violence is simply used to specify that the crime took place against a family member, spouse, child, partner, or roommate.

The following could be considered domestic violence:

  • Rape or sexual assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Harassment
  • Verbal abuse
  • Aggravated assault

New York offers many alternatives to criminal punishment, including family counseling, parenting courses, and even anger management classes. With the help of a skilled and proven criminal lawyer, you may be able to secure a lesser sentence combined with one of these programs. However, if you are facing false allegations, our firm is prepared to zealously fight to have your record and reputation cleared. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your situation, be sure to retain legal counsel today.

Schedule a free consultation with Michael R. Varble & Associates, P.C.

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