Claims of domestic abuse and violence can be based on many different alleged actions. They can allege that aggressors committed actual physical violence against their alleged victims, or they can be based on allegations of emotional harm. Threats, stalking and other alleged actions may form the basis of domestic violence claims, and when domestic violence is asserted by an alleged victim their alleged aggressor may face serious legal consequences.
Depending upon the nature of a domestic violence claim an alleged aggressor may face criminal sanctions. They could face assault charges or other serious criminal claims that could affect their rights and future. Domestic violence allegations can also have civil repercussions as well. Alleged victims of domestic violence can seek to limit their contact with their alleged aggressors and can prevent those individuals from coming to their homes, seeing their kids and being involved in their own families.
Domestic violence claims can alter the way that alleged aggressors interact with their loved ones and live their lives. False claims can affect families and ruin lives. When claims of domestic violence and abuse are asserted, alleged aggressors can and should seek criminal defense support from attorneys who understand the family law ramifications of such charges.
Cases involving allegations of domestic violence are highly sensitive for everyone involved. Everyone wants to make sure that victims are protected and that justice is served. However, it is also important to remember that people accused of a crimes have the right to defend themselves. People accused of domestic violence can talk to a criminal defense attorney who has experience with the difficult legal, technical and personal issues involved.