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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer in St. Bernard Parish

Experienced Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges in Louisiana

The state of Louisiana takes domestic violence very seriously. Having a domestic violence conviction on your permanent criminal record can severely affect your personal and professional reputation, causing major problems for the rest of your life.

Because of what is at stake, it is absolutely essential to hire an experienced St. Bernard Parish domestic violence defense attorney who can vigorously fight your charges and help you work to obtain a favorable outcome.

Contact The Law Offices of Dan A. Robin, Jr. online or call (504) 267-2440 to schedule a confidential consultation with our legal team.

Who Can File Domestic Violence Charges?

In Louisiana, household members who can bring allegations of domestic violence include:

  • A spouse
  • A person living with the defendant
  • An individual who resided with the defendant within five years of the incident
  • A child who lives with the defendant
  • A child who resided with the defendant within five years of the incident
  • A child of the defendant

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in Louisiana?

Louisiana takes domestic violence offenses seriously, with perpetrators facing felony and misdemeanor charges. Depending on the severity of the crime and any previous history of domestic violence convictions, punishments can range from fines and jail time to mandatory treatment classes and restraining orders. The penalties for domestic violence in Louisiana include the following:

  • Fines up to $2,000
  • Imprisonment for up to five years
  • Social service interventions such as counseling classes or risk assessment programs
  • Protective orders that restrict physical contact between the perpetrator and victim
  • Revocation of firearms privileges

These penalties protect victims from further physical or emotional harm by holding perpetrators accountable. In addition to punishment, many individuals convicted of domestic violence must attend therapy sessions focusing on anger management, understanding the effects of abuse, and developing empathy.

Contact Our Domestic Violence Defense Attorney in Lafayette Today

At The Law Offices of Dan A. Robin, Jr., we understand the delicate, sensitive, and unique nature of domestic violence cases. In the heat of the moment, emotions may be running high and claims that are only partially true or even completely false may be made. Accusers have a variety of reasons to make false claims, including gaining an advantage in child custody or divorce proceedings.

The goal of our St. Bernard Parish domestic violence attorney is to thoroughly investigate the details of your specific case, find inconsistencies in witness statements or police reports, and work tirelessly to ensure that the truth is brought forth and true justice is served.

If you have recently been arrested and charged with domestic violence, contact our firm now at (504) 267-2440 for the quality criminal defense services you need!


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