Being charged with any serious criminal offense, especially one involving domestic violence, can be a stressful and challenging situation. Mere allegations of domestic violence can not only interfere with your personal daily life but a conviction can have devastating consequences. New York can impose harsh penalties for convicted offenders, and if you are found guilty of a crime related to domestic violence, you could be facing penalties such as a jail sentence, probation, protracted orders of protection as well as negative consequences in divorce, custody, family offense and immigration proceedings. You may also be burdened by the additional consequence of a permanent criminal record.
The bottom line is that if you are facing criminal charges involving domestic violence, it is a serious matter which requires immediate attention from an experienced attorney. Don’t wait until it’s already too late. To set up a confidential legal consultation, call the law offices of Queens domestic violence attorney Victor Knapp right away at (718) 263-9000. The sooner you call, the sooner we can start exploring your options.