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New York City Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers

Aggressive Counsel for People across New York and Elsewhere

If you have been accused of domestic violence, you need an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to protect your rights and personal freedom. Our New York City domestic violence defense lawyers have successfully helped many individuals who have faced the same challenges you are.

For more information on how our experience can help you in the defense of your rights, call us today at (212) 577-9314 or contact us online.

At Cohen Forman Baron, we know the sense of helplessness that can come with a criminal charge. Our compassionate team is committed to providing clients with compassionate and personal service, taking the time to listen to and answer all of your questions and concerns. We will advise you on your options and help you to make informed decisions about how you would like to proceed.

Defense against Domestic Violence Charges in New York City

Domestic violence cases often involved false allegations or exaggerated claims. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty. Whatever charges you face in a domestic situation, you need experienced and reliable advocacy from a qualified attorney for the best possible outcome for your situation.

Common types of domestic violence include:

  • Verbal abuse
  • Unwanted communication
  • Threatening behavior
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Social abuse
  • Spiritual abuse
  • Financial abuse

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in New York?

There are many different forms of domestic violence and each offense may have a varied penalty. Family offenses, such as first-degree assault may result in 5-25 years in prison and/or up to $5,000 in fines. First-degree strangulation is a violent felony offense and may result in 3.5-15 years in prison and/or up to $5,000 in fines.

Examples of Class A Misdemeanor offenses include third-degree assault, second-degree menacing and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and may result in less than 1 year in jail and/or up to $1,000 in fines.

Each domestic violence case is different and requires a qualified attorney who is skilled in handling a variety of unique situations. Our experienced lawyers can help you seek a positive outcome. When you are represented by Cohen Forman Baron, you can rest assured that you are in the capable care of those who have defended someone else under the exact same or similar circumstances.

Reach out to our New York City domestic violence defense lawyers at (212) 577-9314 for help with your domestic abuse case. Put our knowledge and experience to work for you.

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