Domestic Violence Attorneys in Salt Lake City
Employing Aggressive Defense Strategies
The attorneys at Lokken & Associates, P.C. take domestic violence seriously. We know the impact a charge could have on your life and your reputation. We work hard to protect our clients’ rights. Our team can explore your options to see if your charges can be dismissed, or if the penalties can be reduced based on specific factors.
If you are facing domestic violence charges, contact us online or at (801) 829-9783 to discuss your case during a consultation.
Understanding Domestic Violence Charges
Domestic violence is an enhancement that can be added to any criminal charge. The most common charges are domestic violence assault and domestic violence criminal mischief. You can be charged with domestic violence criminal mischief if during the course of an incident you damage or destroy the property of another, or your own property that you share with another. You can be charged with domestic violence in the presence of a child if the incident occurs that any child might see or hear, whether or not they actually see or hear the incident.
At Lokken & Associates, P.C., we have experience handling domestic violence issues on behalf of our clients in Salt Lake City, Cottonwood Heights, and throughout Utah. Let us protect your rights and your future. Our experience handling protective orders for our family law clients gives us unique insight into how orders are processed and what options are available to find a favorable outcome in your case.
Harsh Penalties for Domestic Violence Convictions
The punishment for a conviction varies considerably depending on the severity of the charges. The penalties increase as the charges become more serious or when an individual is facing multiple charges after a domestic incident.
You could be facing:
- Jail time
If convicted,you will not be able to own or possess a firearm. However, options may be available to preserve and protect your Second Amendment rights under state and federal law. We can explore and discuss all options to protect your rights as a gun owner.
Aggressive Representation Is Needed
When you are up against the criminal justice system facing domestic violence charges, we are the team to call. Our Salt Lake City domestic violence defense lawyers offer aggressive representation because we know the stakes are high in these cases. We can diligently prepare for your case to make sure all options are considered.
Contact us online or call our lawyers at (801) 829-9783 to schedule a consultation. We will offer honest and confidential advice.
When I was initially looking for someone to represent my case I thought it was going to cost more then I could afford; lets just say that I was wrong for thinking that.- M.H.
She is very knowledgeable, down to earth, and honest- Former Client
She knows how things are going to play out ahead of time.- Former Client