Domestic Violence in the Workplace

Domestic violence isn’t just something that occurs at home when there’s a fight. You can be brought up on domestic violence charges for something that happens at work too. Remember, “domestic violence” is not a crime. It is an allegation or enhancement to a criminal act, such as assault or intimidation. It creates a much more [...]

By | 2016-10-20T09:36:49+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence in the Workplace

When is Domestic Violence a Felony?

Domestic violence is a difficult but important issue. Due to a number of high-profile cases, especially in sports, domestic violence has been getting more attention than ever. Crimes of domestic violence are highly visible and often criminally enforced. In cases involving strangulation or serious physical injury, the consequences of domestic violence can be serious for [...]

By | 2016-07-21T09:31:54+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on When is Domestic Violence a Felony?

Domestic Violence in Arizona

Domestic violence in Arizona is a serious allegation. As with all states, Arizona has a particular set of laws that dictate what penalties apply in these situations. With domestic violence being reported at an alarming rate, it is more important than ever to understand how Arizona defines domestic violence legally, and how to proceed if [...]

By | 2016-06-16T11:27:41+00:00 June 16th, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence in Arizona

Domestic Violence Charges have YOU Down? Here’s What To Do

Sometimes disputes can get a little (or a lot) out of hand. Other times, there was never a dispute to begin with. Stories can be spun in every which way to place you in a false light. So, what exactly should you do if your "dispute" turns into a domestic violence charge? Read on to [...]

By | 2016-06-02T15:00:26+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence Charges have YOU Down? Here’s What To Do

Defenses To Sex Crimes Against Children

Arizona has passed several laws prohibiting specified sexual conduct toward minors, including: indecent exposure; public sexual indecency to a minor; sexual abuse; sexual conduct with a minor; and molestation of a child. Conviction for violation of some of these statutes results in serious felony punishment, including incarceration, sex offender registration, and fines. However, as with [...]

By | 2016-05-09T22:03:39+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Defenses To Sex Crimes Against Children

Domestic Violence – A Belated Valentine’s Day Gift

Every day, I am contacted by someone charged with, or recently arrested for domestic violence. Arrests for DV crimes always increase around the holidays, especially Valentine’s Day. Crimes involving domestic violence are one of a handful of select criminal acts that are politically charged and closely followed by advocate groups. As a result, many police [...]

By | 2016-04-11T13:30:21+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence – A Belated Valentine’s Day Gift

Domestic Violence: Always In The News…

Domestic Violence is a crime that can cross any demographic. And although we normally think of domestic violence as something that might happen to your friends or your family, it  even happens to celebrities. Twenty years ago it was Robin Givens beaten by Mike Tyson. A few years ago, Chris Brown beat Rihanna. Charlie Sheen [...]

By | 2015-12-21T16:15:45+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence: Always In The News…

Domestic Violence: The Unforeseen Consequences

Without fail, every relationship has it rough points. In the good old days, an argument would occur between the husband and wife, boyfriend/girlfriend, or parents and their children. And, the argument would end with no one the worse for wear, police not being involved, and one party sleeping at a hotel or with a friend, [...]

By | 2015-11-30T18:30:19+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Domestic Violence: The Unforeseen Consequences