Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorney
Being accused of and charged with domestic violence can lead to disaster. A simple accusation can lead to a damaged reputation, a temporary restraining order and criminal charges. Charges can lead to a conviction, and a conviction may result in imprisonment, fines, loss of custody of your children, and a criminal record. It is crucial that you do not underestimate the devastating effects of a domestic violence or domestic battery case in Nevada.
As an experienced criminal defense attorney and a former prosecutor, it is my goal to provide knowledgeable and aggressive defense representation to clients facing all types of domestic violence charges throughout Clark County, including in Las Vegas and Henderson. I offer a free case evaluation to discuss your domestic violence charges and to help you understand your legal rights and your options at this point.
Domestic Violence Charges
Domestic violence, according to NRS 33.018 “Acts which constitute domestic violence” includes assault, battery, sexual assault, stalking, false imprisonment and a number of other actions that are committed against a spouse, ex-spouse, family member, or co-habitant. Depending upon the particular circumstances of the case, domestic violence may be charged as a
misdemeanor or a
Criminal charges related to instances of domestic violence can encompass a number of different scenarios. Spousal abuse and
child abuse are the most commonly associated
examples of domestic violence cases; however, many more circumstances exist which qualify as domestically violent in nature. Some examples of domestic violence that may be less typically thought of include
sexual abuse and
emotional abuse. There are more components to instances of abusive behavior than only the
physical harm of another person. In reality, the same amount of damage – if not more – can be done by sexually, emotionally, or verbally taking advantage of another person. Therefore, if you have been accused of a domestic violence crime of any nature, it is absolutely crucial that you seek legal defense counsel as soon as possible. The charges against you are serious, but with the right legal representation your chances of reducing or dropping them will be significantly better than if you try to face the legal process alone.
Defense Lawyer for Domestic Battery Charges in Las Vegas
By providing personalized attention to each of my clients and personally working to address their legal matter and represent their interests, I strive to create plans of defense that are tailor-made for each client and will have the greatest chance of securing minimal penalties, an acquittal or dropped charges altogether. If you are looking for a Las Vegas domestic violence defense attorney who will go to bat for you and provide you with the aggressive representation you need in the face of these serious charges, you have come to the right place.
If you or someone you know is facing domestic violence charges in Henderson, Las Vegas or the surrounding areas in Clark County, contact a domestic violence attorney from the Law Office of Chip Siegel today.