What To Do When You Are Arrested For Domestic Violence
If you are arrested for a domestic violence charge here is a short list of things you do immediately.
Hire a criminal attorney who has extensive experience with defending domestic violence cases.
Meet with your criminal attorney and tell him all the facts about your case. Be sure to Include all previous incidents with the person who has accused you of assault .
Provide your criminal lawyer with all text messages, video and audio recordings, emails, photos and any other social media information that’s relevant.
Do not have contact with the accuser if there is a protective order. If you have a violation of your protective order you could land in jail and it could lead to another arrest.
Be prepared for a long battle. Time is on your side. Be patient and follow your criminal lawyers advice and you will have the best chance of having the charges dismissed, reduced or obtaining a not guilty verdict.