Domestic Violence

Tucson Domestic Violence Attorneys

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In Arizona, an alleged victim of domestic violence may bring criminal charges. These are taken very seriously in the eyes of the law, and when you're facing an accusation or have been charged with domestic violence, it is in your best interest to contact a Tucson domestic violence attorney for high-quality legal representation.

If the domestic violence crime is considered to be “aggravated,” you can face 36 months in prison if it is your first offense. The minimum jail sentence for aggravated domestic violence depends on if you have had prior convictions. Depending on the situation, a defendant may be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. As a result, a conviction could result in a range of penalties. Regardless of the charges, you should contact a Tucson domestic violence lawyer immediately.

Facing domestic violence charges? Get the legal advice you need during a free in-person consultation. Call (520) 251-9561 for an appointment. Se habla español.

Criminal Charges Involving Family Members in Tucson

Domestic violence offenses may include assault, stalking, sexual abuse, strangulation, and other criminal acts. These crimes are considered domestic violence when they occur between people who are legally married or formerly married, share a child, or are involved in an intimate relationship, even if they do not live together.

Possible defenses to criminal charges may include:

  • Self-defense
  • Mental defect or mental illness
  • Restraining for medical or dental care purposes
  • Justification, such as for a parent using non-deadly force for discipline purposes

Penalties for Domestic Violence in Arizona

If you are charged with domestic violence in Arizona, you can face serious penalties. The penalties are the same as the underlying offense however in certain circumstances, you can face additional penalties.

For example, if the offense is committed knowingly against a pregnant victim, the maximum imprisonment sentence can be increased by two years.

Honest, Aggressive Legal Representation in Arizona

When you need a domestic violence attorney in Tucson, Attorney Carlos A. Medina provides quality legal representation at a reasonable cost. He will evaluate your case, explain the defense strategy for your situation, and keep you informed every step of the way. The Law Office of Carlos A. Medina, PLLC is even available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your questions and concerns.

Contact our Tucson domestic violence lawyer at (520) 251-9561 to learn more about how we can help you.

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What Sets The Law Office of Carlos A. Medina, PLLC Apart?
  • Available 24/7

    Our clients have easy access to Attorney Carlos Medina, especially when they need him.

  • Se Habla Español

    Our firm is bilingual-friendly. We welcome cases from Spanish-speaking clients.

  • Reasonable Fees

    All clients have different financial circumstances, and we are accommodating of that.

  • In-Person Consultations

    A free and confidential evaluation will be provided before we decide to take your case.