There Are Serious Consequences For A Conviction
While a domestic dispute may appear to be a small and insignificant matter at first, criminal charges can have major consequences. Hire an attorney who understands the system and will fight vigorously on your behalf. Attorney Joseph J. Colarusso began his legal career as a criminal prosecutor, which provided him valuable experience and insight into the government’s point of view. He now devotes 100 percent of his practice to the aggressive defense of the rights of the accused.
Many people accused of domestic violence crimes make the mistake of defending themselves.
Even if a spouse decides not to press charges following a domestic violence arrest, the prosecution may not agree.
What Are The Penalties For Domestic Violence?
It is extremely important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible following a domestic violence charge in order to avoid serious penalties, including:
- Criminal conviction
- Loss of professional license
- Protective orders
- Loss of employment/inability to gain employment
- Department of Children and Families (DCF) investigation
- Loss of custody of your children
- Inability to travel freely
With many collateral consequences that can affect your life and your family, speak to a lawyer who will fight to have the case dismissed.
Attorney Colarusso has a strong track record of success in defending domestic violence cases, and he will stop at nothing to minimize the consequences and achieve the maximum results possible in every case.
Call For A Free Consultation
To learn more about domestic violence consequences from a Stamford lawyer, call 203-977-2415, or call the White Plains, New York, office at 914-946-2777. You can also contact the firm online for a prompt response. Attorney Colarusso offers free initial consultations.
If you or a loved one has been placed under arrest, call our 24-hour emergency line at 203-325-2200.