Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Defense Against Alabama Domestic Violence Charges

The term domestic violence(domestic abuse) applies to a broad range of disputes that occur between a married couple or any other two people who are in some sort of domestic relationship. The relationship could be boyfriend and girlfriend. It can also be ex-boyfriend and ex-girlfriend, or ex-husband and ex-wife. In many cases, these charges come up in the context of a divorce or a child custody dispute. The alleged victim makes allegations in the hopes of gaining leverage in the family law case. We will not let them succeed.

The consequences of a domestic abuse charges are serious. For example, even something as seemingly minor as harassment, involving no allegations of physical harm or even physical contact, could result in jail time if convicted as a domestic abuse charge. Once the charge has been made, it is no longer an option for the victim to dismiss of “drop the charges”. The case is in the hands of the State and is theirs to prosecute at their discretion. Having these charges dismissed in not an easy process, especially considering the advocate groups that are there to pursue convictions in these cases. Additionally, not all jurisdictions handle these cases in the same manner. The potential outcomes are limitless which is why you need to hire an experienced attorney. There are also a variety of collateral consequences, including loss of gun rights, as well as damage to your career and reputation. We are committed to protecting you against these consequences and defending your rights..

If you are charged with Domestic Violence, contact and experienced attorney at The Nelson Law Firm at (205) 994-3183 for a FREE initial consultation.