Under law, domestic violence is any act or action of neglect inflicted on a spouse or partner by the other. Typically, domestic violence is associated with a boyfriend or husband abusing the girlfriend or wife, but women can also be the abusive partners in some cases. Not all episodes of domestic violence constitute a crime.
New York City domestic violence defense lawyers can provide the dedicated defensive legal team you need to ensure your case is treated fairly and within the full context of the law.
Some of these acts or acts of neglect happen due to the influence of drugs, medications, alcohol, or mental illness. These are all aspects that need to be considered in your particular case and may be used as part of your defense argument.
In searching for a law firm for your defense, you need a legal team who has experience dealing with domestic violence cases in New York and is intimately aware of New York’s domestic violence laws. You need a legal team who will be an unwavering advocate on your behalf to see that proper evidentiary and legal protocols are followed, and that any resulting punishment is fair and in keeping with the severity of the crime and New York State law.
If you have been charged with domestic violence in New York City, you need the Law Offices of Eric R. Bernstein, P.C.. Talk to us before you talk to anyone else. Contact the Law Offices of Eric R. Bernstein, P.C. at (212) 683-1530 or email us.