Accusations of domestic violence can be life-altering, resulting in serious criminal penalties and social isolation. Our goal is to help people in the Woburn area and throughout Massachusetts achieve the best possible outcomes for their cases. The attorneys at Griffith & Carter, LLC are prepared to provide a strong legal response to the criminal charges brought against you. As client-focused advocates, we will work to ensure that your rights are respected and that you are afforded the protections owed to you under the law. To build your defense, we will examine police reports and may also conduct independent investigations into the circumstances surrounding your arrest.
Domestic violence charges may be brought for an act or threatened act of violence upon someone with whom the accused had an intimate relationship. This means that spouses, domestic partners, parents, step-parents, roommates or anyone living in the same household may be accused of domestic violence crimes.
The following acts can be considered domestic violence:
The attorneys at Griffith & Carter, LLC defend clients facing these serious accusations. We work to make sure that your side of the story is told and understood.
When charges are filed against you, we can guide you through the steps to protect yourself and keep your situation from getting worse. Our strategy is aimed to help you avoid the most serious consequences that can follow a domestic violence charge, which may include:
If you are handed a restraining order, the attorneys at Griffith & Carter, LLC can help you contest it in court. However, it is crucial that you follow all aspects of the order until a judge allows you to do otherwise.
When you have been accused of domestic violence, choose a criminal defense attorney with the experience and dedication necessary to make a difference. At Griffith & Carter, LLC, in Woburn, we stand prepared to take on even the most challenging cases. Call 617-426-6602 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.