Domestic violence charges refer to acts committed by one person against another household member, a child, a spouse, or someone the person is dating (girlfriend/boyfriend). These charges can encompass a wide range of acts, including physical attacks, verbal threats, and more. If you are facing charges of domestic violence, you will need to consult an experienced domestic violence attorney to learn how to protect your interests.
Domestic violence can include:
At The Bellantoni Law Firm, we have experience defending a diverse array of domestic violence misdemeanors and felonies. As a former prosecutor, Amy Bellantoni brings a unique, insider's perspective of the criminal justice system. We are well-versed in the criminal code and possess a deep understanding of the broad implications of domestic violence charges across other areas, such as family law and custody matters. Our lawyers offer comprehensive representation for criminal courts and family courts.
Domestic violence and abuse against family members are punished harshly. A conviction can lead to incarceration, fines, court-ordered programs, and other possible consequences.
If you share children with the alleged victim, your conviction may adversely affect your custody arrangements.
We welcome the opportunity to discuss your charges and to help you better understand your legal position. Tell us more about what happened from your perspective. Once we review your case, we will let you know whether we are able to assist you.
We are also able to represent clients who have suffered from police misconduct or other unlawful acts by law enforcement during the course of an arrest.
You can reach us at (914) 367-0090.