Domestic Violence

The domestic assault lawyers at Carter & Putnam are experienced criminal lawyers with the tenacity and know-how to properly represent you in a domestic violence charge. Most courts in this area have special funding for the prosecution of domestic violence crimes and specially trained domestic assault prosecutors to pursue these charges. Often their success in prosecuting these crimes is what allows them to keep that special funding and their jobs. With this in mind you need a criminal defense domestic violence attorney from Carter & Putnam immediately. These cases are extremely sensitive and complicated in nature. It is a sad reality that these cases are often based on exaggerated testimony or complete fabrications on the part of the complaining witness in order to exact revenge or punishment on the accused party. The Domestic Assault Lawyers at Carter & Putnam navigate with precision and skill the criminal justice system to expose the agendas of witnesses to allow a just verdict or result for you. With the help of the domestic assault attorney at Carter & Putnam you can be sure your rights are enforced.

In addition to the criminal penalties, a domestic assault conviction can have far-reaching consequences. It can cause you to lose your child custody or visitation rights. You may lose your right to legally own a gun. You can be kicked out of your own home. A conviction can limit your career options or potentially lead to the loss of your job. Considering what is at stake, if it is at all possible, you should avoid a conviction because domestic assault can be charged as a felony or a misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances. Both can have very substantial consequences. Call Carter & Putnam for a free consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys if you are charged with domestic violence.