Weisberg & Weisberg, P.L.L.C.
Peninsula:
757-528-2643

Southside:
757-777-9214
Free 15 minute phone consultation

Know how domestic violence charges might affect you

We recently discussed the employment implications that are possible if you are facing accusations of domestic violence. When you think about it, the effects of a domestic violence accusation are very far reaching. There is a chance that you could lose your family. You might end up facing time in jail or on probation. Other penalties might also occur.

When it comes to employment, there is a chance that you will find it difficult to find employment because of the nature of domestic violence charges. This might occur even before you are convicted. A conviction could make it even more difficult.

We know that you might not want to even think about all of the ways domestic violence charges can impact your life. As unpleasant as it is, you should think carefully about all of this so that you can make decisions about how you are going to fight the charges.

There is one thing that you shouldn't do if you are facing domestic violence charges -- ignore them. Even if you and the alleged victim get back together, it is possible that you might still face charges. This is because it isn't up to the victim if charges are dropped. Instead, the prosecutors are the ones who make that decision.

No matter what, you mustn't think that the charges are going to disappear. You should work on getting your defense strategy planned out so that you can decide where you need to place your focus. Even if you think that you can get a plea deal or something else worked out, planning for a trial might still be a good idea.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For A Response

Let's Do This Together

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Peninsula Office
744 Thimble Shoals Blvd. Suite B
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: 757-528-2643
Newport News Law Office Map

Southside Office
112 College Place
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-528-2643
Phone: 757-777-9214
Fax: 757-533-9223
Norfolk Law Office Map