Gilbert Domestic Violence Lawyer
Have you been charged with domestic violence in Gilbert? If you are facing domestic violence charges in the Town of Gilbert, you will likely be appearing in the Gilbert Municipal Court or possibly the Highland Justice Court (both for misdemeanor cases). This Firm has handled countless domestic violence and other criminal cases in the Gilbert Municipal Court and most other courts throughout the Phoenix metro area. With 20 years of experience defending against domestic violence cases, Mr. Buckallew understands how to launch an aggressive defense in order to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. Mr. Buckallew has significant experience in criminal defense litigation and has a proven track record in successfully resolving countless domestic violence related cases over the course of his career. He has extensive knowledge of criminal law and procedures, enabling him to answer questions regarding your case, discuss your legal options, advise you of the best course of action in your case and provide you with aggressive representation in court.
Domestic violence can involve various kinds of allegations of abuse, such as physical violence, assault, the threat of violence, neglect, preventing an individual from obtaining medical attention, disorderly conduct, criminal damage, harassment and other similar violations. Additionally, domestic violence can be alleged when the crime involves any family member related by marriage or blood, a girlfriend/boyfriend, the parent of your child and other domestic relationships. Depending on whether you have prior domestic violence convictions, you could be charged with a felony and face prison time, if convicted.
Domestic Violence Attorney Serving Gilbert
If you are facing domestic violence charges, it is advisable to seek the counsel of an experienced Gilbert criminal defense attorney. Your attorney will thoroughly review the evidence (including the police report, witness/victim statements, audio recordings, photographs, officer’s on-body camera video and any other evidence the prosecutor may have), identify any weaknesses in the case and formulate the best defense strategy in your case. Possible defenses in domestic violence cases include (but are not limited to):
• Defense of self (or others)
• The alleged victim lied about the allegations
• The incident was accidental
• You were denied your request for a lawyer
• The State lacks sufficient evidence to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt
There are many other potential defenses in a domestic violence case. The attorney you choose should be able to identify the relevant defenses that best fit the specific circumstances and facts of your case. Moreover, your attorney should be able to specify what steps are needed to best develop your defenses for successful presentation in court. The best way to determine which defenses may be applicable to your case is to consult with and retain a competent criminal defense lawyer who has proven experience in handling domestic violence related cases. This firm has significant experience in handling all types of domestic violence cases, including both misdemeanor and felony cases in Gilbert and throughout the entire Valley.
If you are facing Domestic Violence charges in Gilbert, contact the Firm today for a free evaluation of your case.