Not everyone accused of spousal abuse is guilty

When law enforcement is called to a domestic situation, there is a good chance that at least one person in the house is going to be arrested and brought to the police station. In some cases, innocent people are accused of spousal abuse so that the other party can try to gain the upper hand in a family law matter.

If you have been charged with domestic violence, felony assault by choking, or a violent crime against a family member, our lawyer can provide you with experienced legal help to protect your rights.

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Tough representation to combat serious consequences

In domestic violence cases, the evidence typically involves competing he-said/she-said statements, and the evidence can be unfairly slanted against the person being accused. Jeff Gilbert uses his more than 21 years of criminal defense experience to provide you with the representation you deserve.

The serious consequences of a domestic violence charge are not limited to the possibility of a criminal jail sentence or fine. These allegations must be taken very seriously because of the possibility for substantial collateral consequences. A conviction for a domestic violence-related offense can impact your ability to:

  • Obtain employment
  • Maintain certain professional licenses
  • Obtain hunting and other recreational licenses
  • Possess firearms
  • Acquire custody or exercise visitation with your children

An attorney can speak up for you

At the Jeff Gilbert Law Office, we know that there are at least two sides to every story. We will work with you to present a strong and clear defense. We understand the seriousness of these matters and will carefully review your case with you to determine what the best legal options may be. A domestic violence conviction may follow you for the rest of your life. Let our attorneys help you through this devastating experience by setting up and appointment to discuss your options.