The possible penalties for battery domestic violence range from a simple misdemeanor conviction involving mostly community service, to a Category B felony carrying a maximum fifteen years in prison and a mandatory fine of $10,000. The penalty level depends on the extent of physical harm, if any, and whether a weapon was used. If your lawyer does not know how to present an effective challenge to every detail of your case, the result is likely to be a sentence that
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Under Nevada state law, battery domestic violence is a subset of assault and battery that carries its own evidence and penalty requirements. The complex factors that set domestic violence apart from other forms of battery, as well as a reliance on witness testimony and other non-physical evidence sources to bring a conviction, make it very important that, if accused of this crime, you engage an attorney who is well acquainted with this specific area of the law.
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The situation complexities, unreliable testimony, and questionable evidence that characterize most domestic violence cases create a legal situation in which you need the help of a certain kind of attorney. Simply finding a lawyer who is thoroughly familiar with the legal codes applicable to your charges is not enough; you need the help of someone who is also willing to listen carefully to your story and fight hard to get you the justice you deserve. Settling for a plea bargain
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There are a huge number of factors that come into play when battery domestic violence charges are filed against you. Some of these you are probably not aware of, but they can have far-reaching effects on your life. A defense attorney who has successfully handled many similar cases within Clark County’s unique legal landscape can walk you through each of these important considerations and make sure that your legal trouble results in minimal disruption to your life.
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