Defending Against Domestic Violence Accusations
Domestic violence can lead to all kinds of criminal issues. At Nicholas W. Karas & Associates, LLC, we recognize the importance of fighting against domestic violence accusations.
Aggressive Representation From A Former Prosecutor
Nicholas Karas has in-depth knowledge and experience handling domestic violence cases in Illinois. He worked as a prosecutor specifically assigned to the domestic violence division before starting his own criminal defense firm in Palos Heights. His experience prosecuting cases helps him understand what you are up against and the unique challenges you face.
Our lawyers will aggressively defend your rights if you have been charged with domestic battery or aggravated assault. You need to recognize your rights to protect your future. Any type of domestic violence conviction on your record can jeopardize your future.
Criminal Charges Vary In Domestic Violence Cases
We will explain your rights under the law, the consequences you face and what options are available to get the charges reduced or dismissed. Our goal is to find the best outcome in your case.
Domestic violence incidents can result in all types of criminal charges, including:
- Domestic assault or battery
- Spousal abuse or battery
- Child abuse
- Criminal trespass to property
- Criminal damage to property
- Weapons charges
- Violation of order of protection
The Impact Of Restraining Orders
Individuals can also face restraining orders in addition to criminal charges. A restraining order can interfere with your job, access to your children and home, and limit your right to possess firearms.
Our attorneys know how to handle the complex issues associated with domestic violence accusations. We will discuss your options and fight to protect your rights.
Domestic violence charges are not eligible for court supervision. This means that after 72 hours of the incident, prosecutors will start the process of pressing charges, even if the alleged victim does not want to press charges against you.