Atlanta Domestic Violence Defense Attorney

Call the Law Office of Matthew T. McNally

It takes very little evidence to be charged with domestic violence. An argument can escalate, and neighbors call law enforcement. Once the police arrive on the scene, they have little option other than to make an arrest, which will be based upon what they are told. Is it true? Maybe. Or perhaps you are being falsely accused, or were merely defending yourself. No matter what happened, you need to get in touch with the most effective domestic violence attorney in Atlanta you can find. At the Law Office of Matthew T. McNally, the founding attorney is a former Deputy District Attorney, and he has "seen it all." He has extensive experience at trial, and is very familiar with the most effective defense strategies to fight criminal accusations of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Crimes & Penalties

There are many forms of domestic violence, including the following:

  • Spousal Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Abuse
  • Assault & Battery
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Stalking
  • Harassment

The penalties imposed in a conviction can include a few days in jail, a court mandated anger management course and restrictions regarding contacting the alleged victim to years in state prison, based upon the situation. Any act of domestic violence that results in severe bodily injury will be punished heavily, usually with a long term behind bars.

Get in Touch with a Talented Trial Lawyer in Atlanta, GA

The essence of a domestic violence charge is that a member of your household suffered some form of physical or emotional abuse. The most commonly filed charges involve husband and wife, common law marriages or boyfriend/girlfriend who share a home. When a relationship goes off the rails, there can be many problems, recriminations and resentment. A divorce often involves accusations of domestic violence, and the outcome of a criminal charge for a domestic violence offense can have a significant impact on the court's decision regarding custody and visitation.

These are serious matters and must be addressed with the help of highly professional defense counsel. The attorney at the firm is highly skilled in criminal defense, and takes on difficult cases and wins. The secret to his success is the experience he has had serving on the "other side," and his personal commitment to each person he represents. If you are accused of committing any act of domestic violence, call the firm at once for assistance. You can be confident that you are connecting with a seasoned professional that knows what it takes to win. Call now.

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