New York Domestic Violence Attorney
Generally, domestic violence involves a pattern of violent actions (kicking, shoving, biting, kicking, slapping, and threats) that are carried out by individuals who are in a personal relationship. These relationships may include marriage, dating, or family. Those convicted of domestic violence in New York State are subjected to heavy penalties and fines. For instance, lengthy jail time, restraining orders or protective orders, and possibly, loss of custodial rights. Additionally, if you are a permanent resident or undocumented individual charged with domestic violence, you can face removal from the United States if convicted.
Examples of domestic violence:
** This non-exhaustive list serves as examples of crimes that may be considered domestic violence **
For over forty years, attorneys at The Portela Law Firm, P.C. have aggressively and successfully defended U.S. Citizens, permanent residents, and undocumented individuals charged with domestic violence. The Portela Law Firm, P.C. has a long track record of assembling case-winning strategies in New York domestic violence cases.
For more information, please contact our office at (212) 965-9458.