When an argument becomes heated, the police often become involved. Whether they are called by a nosy neighbor or by a frightened family member, officers often feel pressured to make an arrest – just because they arrived at the scene of the altercation.
Even if the accuser chooses not to press charges, the state may decide to pursue matters on its own. The result? Criminal proceedings that the victim wouldn’t have chosen and that the defendant doesn’t deserve.
Domestic violence cases are sensitive matters. Often, one party’s word is pitted against the others’. The case revolves around the victim’s sensitive testimony. Your lawyer must know how to properly interact with the witness in court. She must know how to ask the right questions, and how to be simultaneously respectful and protective of your rights.
Our lawyers have extensive experience in handling sensitive domestic violence matters appropriately and effectively. We are a leading local law firm with a reputation for favorable results in even the most complex and high-stakes defenses. That’s what makes us the right choice for representing people accused of domestic violence in Wisconsin.
Choosing the right attorney for your domestic violence defense is critical, especially because the consequences of a conviction can be life changing. In addition to jail time, convicted defendants often face:
If you’re charged with a domestic violence offense, contact an experienced Madison defense attorney. Our Wisconsin law firm represents people facing domestic violence allegations, including domestic disorderly conduct, domestic battery and child neglect or endangerment.