Serious, Dedicated Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges
Domestic violence charges can lead to very serious legal repercussions. Not only do you have the potential to lose your freedom, job, gun ownership and other vital rights, but the legal process can be long, tedious and expensive. A simple statement from the complaining witness accusing you of physical violence can change your life forever – that’s why it is critical to speak with a domestic violence defense attorney about your situation as soon as possible.
No matter what your criminal charges may be, you have the right to legal defense. This ensures that you are treated fairly in the criminal justice system and that you have the chance to defend yourself against serious accusations such as domestic violence. At Powers Law, P.C., we offer our clients 50 years of trial-tested legal experience. Our goal is to provide you with competent and assertive legal defense no matter what you’re up against.
When you hire our firm, you will have access to invaluable legal resources that add immense credibility to your case.
Penalties For Domestic Violence Convictions In New York
If you are convicted of domestic violence the consequences can be severe. The fines and length of imprisonment vary depending on the classification of the crime that was allegedly committed. Domestic violence penalties in New York are categorized as follows:
- Class B Misdemeanor: Up to three months in jail and up to $500 in fines.
- Class A Misdemeanor: Up to one year in jail and up to $1,000 in fines.
- Class E Felony: Up to four years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
- Class D Felony: Up to seven years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
- Class C Felony: Up to 15 years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
- Class B Felony: Up to 25 years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines.
The severity of your sentence will vary depending on the nature of the crime and the evidence associated with it. To make sure you are able to proactively defend yourself against a misdemeanor or felony conviction, it is important to have a skilled lawyer by your side throughout the duration of your case.
We Are Dedicated To The Fierce Protection Of Our Clients – Contact Us Today
Charged with domestic violence in New York? Powers Law, P.C., is here to provide aggressive and effective defense representation. We work with each client individually to construct a viable legal solution that protects their rights. This distinct approach has helped us win countless cases for clients in Suffolk and Nassau counties as well as throughout the five boroughs of New York City.
If you are seeking an experienced domestic violence lawyer, please do not hesitate to contact our firm to set up a risk-free consultation. You can reach out online or call our West Islip office at 631-215-3442.