Just about anyone who has been in a relationship has gotten into an argument with their significant other at one time or another. In some instances, though, those verbal disputes turn physical. When that happens, you can find yourself being accused of domestic violence. There’s a lot at stake in these cases, including your freedom, your job, and your reputation. Therefore, you need to do everything you can to protect yourself, which means building an aggressive criminal defense.
Know how to appropriately approach your domestic violence case
A lot of domestic violence cases are built on the testimony of the alleged victim. This can be problematic for a number of reasons. In far too many cases, these alleged victims are motivated to testify in a certain way, which means that you might be able to attack their credibility if your case goes to trial. Before your case even gets to that point, though, you can attempt to depose the alleged victim and, if he or she fails to appear for that deposition, you might be able to prevent him or her from testifying against you.
There might be other criminal defense strategies available to you, too, but you’ll need to have a strong understanding of the law in order to choose the defense strategy that is right for you. For example, self-defense is often a successful option for those who have been wrongfully accused of domestic violence. In order to reach a favorable outcome, though, you need knowledge, aggressiveness, and persuasiveness on your side.
Choose a legal advocate who will fight for you
If you hope to have a personalized criminal defense strategy go to work for you, then you’re in luck. Law firms like ours have a strong track record of successfully defending against domestic violence allegations. We know common prosecutorial tactics and how to counter them. In the end, we recognize that there’s a lot at stake in our clients’ cases, which is why we fight in each one as if it were our own. If you’re looking for that kind of advocacy on your behalf, then consider browsing the rest of our website to see what we have to offer.