Did you know that Domestic Violence is not by itself a criminal charge? It is a label attached to another charge when there is or used to be an intimate relationship between the people involved.
In other words, a person can be charged with Third-Degree Assault, or they can be charged with Third-Degree Assault /Domestic Violence. This is why you need an experienced Denver domestic violence attorney that knows how this changes the case and can build a legal strategy around it.
In order for the prosecutor to prove you are guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of a domestic violence charge, he or she must establish that you are having, or have had, intimate relations with the “victim” in question.
Criminal charges with domestic violence attached include all of the following: harassment, assault in the 3rd degree, criminal mischief, stalking, or restraining orders.
If it is determined to be a domestic violence offense, this acts as a sentence enhancer, and will add additional terms to your probation such as 36 domestic violence classes (these are mandatory, and even the judge doesn’t have the power to waive them).
Also a conviction with domestic violence attached can have far-reaching family and career implications, since several industries and professions don’t want to hire those with a domestic violence conviction on their record. It also has negative social reactions. You need Mr. Iyer’s legal expertise to help you.
You need to retain V Iyer as soon as you can. You will need a well-respected Denver domestic violence attorney to defend your rights and your freedom from this very serious charge. You need someone on your side.
If you have been charged with domestic violence in Colorado, it is extremely important to hire an experienced and professional Denver Domestic Violence Attorney like V Iyer from the Iyer Law Office to immediately defend you.