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Bleile & Dawson Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Attorneys in Indiana

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Domestic violence occurs when there is a threat or act of violence committed against a domestic partner, spouse, or another individual who is in a close relationship with the defendant. At Bleile & Dawson, our Indiana domestic violence attorneys understand the gravity of these allegations and will listen to your side of the story. You can rely on our team to provide the exceptional legal services you need to obtain the most favorable results for your case.

Reach out to our law office today at (812) 747-9771 to schedule a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable Indiana domestic violence lawyers to get started on your case.

Domestic Battery Vs Aggravated Battery in Indiana

In Indiana, domestic battery and aggravated battery differ primarily in context and severity. Domestic battery involves physical harm or touching in a rude, insolent, or angry manner directed at a family or household member, emphasizing the domestic relationship between the perpetrator and victim. Aggravated battery involves more severe physical harm and does not necessarily involve a domestic relationship. It includes actions that result in serious bodily injury, substantial risk of death, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of bodily function. While Domestic Battery focuses on the relationship and context of the crime, aggravated Battery focuses on the degree and impact of the injury inflicted.

What You Should Do if You Are Accused of Domestic Violence

Hiring an experienced domestic violence attorney in Indiana to handle your case is one of the first steps you should take when faced with these serious charges. Our legal team will fight to protect your rights by collecting all the necessary evidence for your case, so we can help establish the facts. It is also best not to discuss the case with investigators or anyone else without an attorney present to advise and protect you from accidentally incriminating yourself.

Depending on the details of your case, such as whether violence was involved or if a restraining order was violated, the charges you face may be carried differently. No matter how complex your case may be, you can rely on our team to assist you.

Penalties for Domestic Violence in Indiana

The severity of this charge can vary depending on the factors involved. That said, many domestic violence cases are considered Class A misdemeanors. For those who have a prior domestic violence conviction, it may be treated as a level 6 felony.

Below is a list of potential penalties for a domestic violence conviction:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Community service
  • Anger management or intervention programs
  • Restraining orders
  • Loss of parental rights or supervised visitation with children

Schedule a Free Consultation with One of Our Domestic Violence Attorneys Today!

The consequences of a domestic violence conviction can be severe, so it is essential to retain skilled legal counsel as soon as possible. At Bleile & Dawson in Indiana, our team is committed to providing strong legal support and aggressive representation. Backed by more than 50 years of experience, you can feel confident in our ability to serve you.

Reach out to our law office today at (812) 747-9771 to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Indiana domestic violence lawyers to get started.

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