Domestic Violence Charges Alter Families For Life

Domestic violence charges will affect how you interact with your family for the rest of your life. Do not attempt to handle these serious charges on your own. Even if you know the allegations to be false, it is imperative to put a lawyer in your corner who has helped individuals through these matters before.

Call the Milwaukee Law Office of Stephen M. Govin, LLC, at 414-395-5620. Stephen will answer your questions and help you to begin to immediately build a defense to your charges.

The firm also represents clients in nearby Waukesha and the counties of Washington and Ozaukee.

No-Contact Orders In Wisconsin

Accusations of domestic violence can have a dramatic immediate and long-term impact on your life. Upon arrest, a no-contact order (NCO) is put in place automatically. This NCO typically remains in place for the duration of the case. Common restraints included in an NCO include:

  • Not returning to a shared domicile
  • Maintaining no contact (in person and by telephone, mail, email or any other means of communication)
  • May not be able to possess firearms
  • May not be able to spend time with your children

Once someone has been charged with domestic violence, the victim has no ability to stop the process. A conviction on domestic violence charges could keep you from owning firearms via the federal Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban, also known as the Lautenberg Amendment. Further, a domestic violence conviction may prevent you from obtaining professional licenses like a nursing license and will likely prevent you from entering or staying in the military.

There Are Two Sides To Every Story

You need to ensure that your side of the story is heard as you fight against domestic violence charges. Too often, people fail to stand up for themselves and simply want the process behind them as swiftly as possible. Secure the representation of a skilled criminal defense attorney to ensure your rights are respected.

Unfortunately, individuals will sometimes use a false accusation of domestic violence to gain the upper hand in a custody battle. Other times it is just to seek revenge. If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, attorney Govin can help. These fake allegations should not be allowed to ruin your life forever.

Aggravated Battery/Assault Charges

Assaulting another individual in Wisconsin and causing serious bodily harm can result in aggravated battery crimes. This can leave you facing felony charges, serious jail time and very large monetary fines. There are many classes of felony battery charges in Wisconsin, and it is imperative to have an attorney by your side who fully understands the laws in this area. Prosecutors and judges are very strict on punishments for these crimes, especially when they occur between family members or people who are currently or were formerly in a dating relationship.

Serious bodily harm can include knocking out a tooth, causing concussion, breaking bones and other types of severe injuries. Discussing your case with Milwaukee criminal defense attorney Stephen Govin will give you a much better understanding of what charges you face and how to best defend them.

Exceptional Criminal Defense Trial Attorney

At the Law Office of Stephen M. Govin, LLC, attorney Stephen Govin will work to have the charges against you dismissed. Domestic violence charges are readily defensible when you are working with an experienced attorney. Stephen Govin will work to get your side of the story cast in the most favorable light to help secure the best possible resolution to your case. His experience as a trial attorney is a great advantage in fighting domestic violence charges.

Protect Your Rights And Your Family's Future

If you have been accused of domestic violence, turn to Waukesha domestic violence defense lawyer Stephen Govin for the strongest defense of your rights and your future. Stephen prepares all cases personally. He fights aggressively for his clients, so you can begin putting your life and your family back together. For an appointment, call his office at 414-395-5620. You can also reach the firm through email.