Utah Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
Domestic violence charges can carry potentially severe penalties. It is important for anyone facing these types of charges to consult with a Utah domestic violence defense lawyer as soon as possible. The degree of charge can vary depending on a number of issues such as the severity of injuries sustained by the alleged victim in the assault. In some cases, individuals charged with domestic violence may be charged with a second or third degree felony.
The majority of domestic violence calls into our law office involve first time offenders who are charged with a class B misdemeanor. These types of misdemeanor charges include potential jail of 180 days, fines, anger management courses, community service, and other potential sentence if convicted.
Assault and Intoxication
At Salcido Law Firm, we have represented many individuals in all types of assault and DV related cases. Cases involving alcohol bring unique issues to a case and often additional charges. However, in some matters, intoxication may be defense. If you were charged with domestic violence and your actions were a result of drunkenness or severe intoxication, you need to consult with a Salt Lake City criminal defense attorney.
Charged with Domestic Violence – Call us today.
We understand that not everyone accused of domestic violence is guilty. In fact, today more innocent people are charged with domestic violence than ever before due to law enforcement’s increased measures in responding and pursuing domestic violence allegations. If you are falsely charged, you need dedicated and aggressive representation to pursue your interests in being vindicated.
If you, a friend, or a family member were charged with domestic violence or another assault related crime, call us today. Our team of defense attorneys in Provo and Salt Lake can help to ensure you are protected and reach the best possible outcome for your case. For more information, or to speak with anyone at our office, contact us immediately. We are available anytime at 801.618.1334 or you can fill out the Free Case Review form on the right hand side of this page. We look forward to taking your defense.