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Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer in Scottsdale

Any abusive, violent, coercive, forceful, or threatening act or word inflicted by one member of a family or household on another can constitute domestic violence. Partners involved in domestic violence could be married or unmarried, living together, separated, or even dating. The following are crimes considered Domestic Violence offenses:

  • Dangerous Crimes Against Children
  • Endangerment
  • Threatening and Intimidating
  • Assault
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Custodial Interference
  • Unlawful Imprisonment
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminal Trespassing
  • Criminal Damage
  • Interfering with Judicial Proceedings
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Telephoning to Harass
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Abuse of a Child or Vulnerable Adult

When committed against:

  • Spouse or former spouse
  • Persons residing or having resided in the same household
  • Persons having a child in common
  • A party who is pregnant by the other party
  • Parent, grandparent, grandchild, stepchild, brother or sister
  • A child who resides or has resided in the same household

If You Are Charged with Domestic Violence in Scottsdale Attorney Joshua S. Davidson Can Help

If you are charged with Domestic Violence in the Scottsdale Area the Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson may be able to provide the experienced and knowledgeable legal counsel you need. The state of Arizona takes domestic violence charges very seriously, and has recently passed legislature strengthening domestic violence laws and penalties. As a result, in many cases prosecutors can and will vehemently pursue cases against alleged perpetrators, event in cases where the victim refuses to prosecute.

In addition, if you are convicted of Domestic Violence the penalties can be harsh. In Arizona state law, if you commit domestic violence in the presence of a child it is considered to be an "aggravating circumstance" and can result in longer prison sentences and increased fines. After you have been charged, attempts to contact the alleged victim or any violation of your conditions of release could result in additional charges.

As a Scottsdale area Criminal Defense Lawyer, Joshua S. Davidson is familiar with domestic violence laws in Arizona, and urges you to seek knowledgeable counsel and not attempt to handle domestic violence charges on your own. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney who will take a proactive approach and aggressively defend your case.

If you have been charged with domestic violence in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Glendale or Tempe, contact Criminal Defense Attorney Joshua S. Davidson.

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