If the person you are dating calls the police and accuses you of threats or assault, you will most likely be arrested for domestic violence, whether or not there is any truth to the accusations. Tennessee law requires police to make an arrest when they are called to any domestic disturbance. Fighting these charges also involves fighting an automatic negative bias against you, and it is vital to retain a skilled, experienced and diligent criminal defense attorney to defend you.
At Durak Law, Attorney Michal Durakiewicz has significant experience handling domestic violence and domestic abuse cases in Nashville, Franklin, and other courts in Middle Tennessee. His experience has equipped him with the skills to provide the reliable legal representation you need. From start to finish, Michal Durakiewicz will examine the circumstances of your arrest, investigate witnesses and build an effective defense that may help you secure the optimal result possible against your domestic violence charge.
In Tennessee, domestic violence is defined as any act or threatened act of violence upon someone with whom the accused has had an intimate relationship. This means individuals do not have to be married in order to be charged with domestic violence – parents, step-parents, roommates, partners or anyone residing in the same household can be accused of domestic violence crimes. The following acts are considered domestic violence in Tennessee:
Clients charged with domestic violence face serious consequences:
If you are involved in a domestic dispute, there are several ways that you can help yourself:
At Durak Law, Attorney Michal Durakiewicz can guide you through the necessary steps to protect yourself and keep the situation from getting worse.
When you have been charged with domestic violence in Tennessee, choose a criminal defense attorney with the experience and dedication to make a difference. Call 615-812-2829 or contact us online to schedule a consultation. With offices conveniently located in Franklin, Tennessee, Durak Law stands ready to represent you in your domestic violence case.