Being charged with a battery or domestic violence case is a serious matter. Half Price Lawyers have the experience of representing thousands of clients with these and other serious criminal charges.
If you’re facing a charge of domestic battery, contact our Las Vegas domestic battery lawyers today at (702) 400-0000.
Our Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorneys Can Help You Today
Facing domestic violence/battery charges is an incredibly stressful time. Often a simple misunderstanding or accident can go on your criminal record and make it very difficult to get an apartment, car loan, home loan, or job in the future. Since assault and battery can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor, it is essential to have a highly experienced defense lawyer on your side who knows exactly what to do in each of the local courts.
Whether the allegations are true or false, you need to defend yourself from them to the fullest extent of the law. Let our team of experienced criminal defense lawyers fight the charges and make sure you walk away as cleanly as possible. The criminal defense attorneys at Half Price Lawyers work closely with each client to build a strong defense, fight for you in court, and make sure your voice is heard. Most importantly, you have rights under the law, and we are here to ensure you are afforded all of your rights. Too often the police only listen to one side of the story. We are here to speak for you.
Our attorneys are highly experienced and may be retained by you with a low down payment and friendly, affordable payment terms. Our lawyers have successfully handled:
- Assault and aggravated assault
- Battery and aggravated battery
- Sexual assault and battery
- Stalking and aggravated stalking
- Felonies and misdemeanors
- DUI’s followed by battery domestic violence in the same evening
Don’t risk your freedom and your reputation! Contact an experienced battery and domestic violence lawyer and schedule your free consultation.
How Our Domestic Battery Attorneys in Las Vegas Help You
Domestic violence charges are some of the most devastating charges in the Nevada criminal justice system. A domestic violence conviction can prevent you from getting a job or even volunteering. You may have trouble keeping the trust of your family or new partners. If you hold a professional license, a domestic violence conviction can end your career.
Fortunately, to an experienced domestic battery attorney in Las Vegas, domestic violence charges are also some of the most defensible charges in the Nevada criminal code. Physical evidence is often lacking in a domestic violence case. The case may come down to the testimony of just a single witness. The witness may not have good observations, or they may have ulterior motives.
With the high consequences that domestic violence defendants face and the questionable factual circumstances present in many domestic violence cases, there’s a good chance that it may be appropriate to take your Nevada domestic violence charges to trial. At Half Price Lawyers, our experienced trial lawyers are prepared to take on the fight. Our team can help select a fair and impartial jury, question witnesses, and make strategic arguments to the jury about your claim. When you’re up against the state and domestic battery charges, you’re in good hands with our experienced team at Half Price Lawyers.
Domestic Violence Charges in Las Vegas
Domestic violence charges in Las Vegas are found in Nevada Revised Statutes 33.018. Nevada domestic violence law defines what counts as a domestic relationship for the purposes of the law. The law also defines what behavior counts as violent behavior in Nevada law. A domestic relationship includes:
- Former Spouse
- Any relation by blood or marriage
- Any dating partner
- Parties who have children in common
- Guardian of a parent’s child
The actions that may qualify as domestic violence may include any of the following:
- Battery and assault
- Compelling action under threat of force
- Sexual assault
- Destruction of property
- Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit
- Hurting an animal
- False imprisonment
- Forcible entry
You might face charges for the underlying action as well as domestic violence charges. Our experienced legal team can defend you against all of the criminal charges that you may be facing in the Las Vegas area.
Penalties for Domestic Battery Charges in Las Vegas
The potential penalties for a domestic battery charge in Las Vegas depend on your criminal history. If you have no convictions for domestic battery in the past seven years, the maximum penalties that you face are at least two days and up to six months in jail.
You may also have to perform community service, pay a fine, and attend counseling. If you have a second offense within seven years, the minimum jail time is ten days. When you have a third offense within seven years, you face a Category C felony offense. You must also pay into a state fund for domestic violence programs.
Las Vegas Domestic Battery Diversionary/Deferral Programs
There may be diversionary programs available to first-time offenders. If you choose not to take your case to trial, you may be able to secure the dismissal of your claim through participation in a diversionary program.
If you’re willing to participate in counseling and serve a probation-like period with monitoring, you may be able to win dismissal of your claim without taking your case to trial. Our attorneys for domestic charges in Las Vegas can help you determine if accepting the offer of a deferral program is in your best interest.
Contact Our Las Vegas Domestic Assault Attorneys
If you’re up against domestic assault charges in Las Vegas, our team of attorneys can help defend against the charges, but you must work quickly. The team at Half Price Lawyers can begin working immediately on your behalf to preserve evidence, question witnesses, and challenge the state’s theory of the case.
Don’t fight domestic battery charges alone! Our team of professionals wants to help you minimize the impact of the domestic battery charges so you can return to your normal life as quickly as possible. Call us at (702) 400-000 for an immediate consultation.
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