Murfreesboro Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
Have You Been Accused or Arrested? Protect Your Rights – Call (615) 645-1501.
If you or someone you know has been arrested for an alleged domestic violence
offense, you will need to work with a qualified Murfreesboro
criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Tennessee prosecutors and police officers do not
take these types of offenses lightly and they will try to pursue the harshest
possible penalties under the law. Without a strategic defense put into
place, you could be risking your rights and freedoms, including your right
to own a firearm.
Why Choose The Clarke Law Firm?
- David Clarke is named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by National Trial Lawyers
- Our firm has earned a solid record of results for our clients
- We have helped defend Murfreesboro clients for more than 10 years
- We offer cost-effective counsel (reasonable fees and FREE consultations)
- Our firm is honest and upfront – you’re always informed of
- Se Habla Español – bilingual representation for English and
Your side of the story needs to be heard. Call our Murfreesboro domestic
violence attorney at (615) 645-1501 to request a FREE consultation.
What Qualifies as Domestic Violence?
These charges can involve an assault on a partner, roommate, spouse, or
other family member. “Domestic violence” can involve a wide
range of actions, including discharging a firearm, defacing marital property,
harassment, stalking, violating a protective order, or verbal/emotional
abuse. Regardless of the action, prosecutors take these allegations extremely
A domestic assault can be associated with the following:
- Bodily injury
- Fear of imminent bodily injury
- Offensive or provocative physical contact
Class A & B Misdemeanors
If convicted, a domestic violence charge can result in a jail sentence,
fines, and a mark on your permanent criminal record. Types of penalties
can range, as detailed below.
- A domestic assault is a Class A misdemeanor with a maximum punishment of
11 months and 29 days in jail and a maximum fine of $200.
- If the assault is charged as offensive or provocative physical contact
however, it is a Class B misdemeanor with a maximum punishment of six
months in jail and a maximum fine of $200.
In addition to these penalties, you may also be ordered by a judge to take
a batterer’s intervention program. If convicted of domestic violence,
you will not be allowed to own or possess a firearm.
Why You Need to Obtain Aggressive Legal Representation Immediately
Perhaps your charges arise out of an argument where minimal or no injuries
occurred. Many times, police are given inaccurate reports (particularly
in divorce cases) and they will always side with the alleged victim. Even
if the victim decides to drop the charges against you, the District Attorney’s
office can still choose to prosecute the case.
At Clarke Law Firm, our Murfreesboro criminal defense lawyer is committed
to hearing your side of the story and protecting your rights, reputation,
and future. For a
free consultation and for the dedicated defense you deserve on your side,
contact our team at (615) 645-1501 today.