San Diego’s Premier Domestic Violence Defense Firm

What To Do After A Domestic Violence Arrest

Defending against charges of domestic violence is not a marathon; it is a sprint.
It is important to prepare yourself for the long road ahead and prepare yourself emotionally for the twists and turns of the process. The effort you make in partnership with your attorney – from participating in anger management classes to attending substance abuse treatment – will help your defense and position you to emerge from this experience as the best version of yourself.

Partner With A Former Prosecutor To Defend Your Rights

At Premier Domestic Violence Law Group, in San Diego, we are led by Mark Deniz, a former criminal prosecutor who understands domestic violence cases from every angle. He knows how to win and has dedicated our firm to protecting the accused.

We realize that good people are not immune to criminal charges. All it takes is one accusation made in the heat of an argument to leave someone branded a “domestic abuser,” facts be damned. We will work to make sure your side of the story is heard and that you are innocent until proven guilty.

Plan Our Work And Work Our Plan

A successful domestic violence defense will not emerge out of thin air; it will be the result of thorough planning and hard work by you and your attorney. The ultimate goal of every action taken is to keep you out of jail, keep you in your home and position you to emerge from this without a domestic violence conviction on your record.

It is tempting to give in to despair or anger after being accused of domestic violence. It is far better to remain calm, partner with a trusted defense lawyer and take positive steps to put a good face on your case. The plan we will create with you will be dependent upon the unique circumstances surrounding your arrest and the accusations against you. For example, if a drunken argument leads to accusations of violent behavior, seeking substance abuse counseling is a likely step. An arrest stemming from throwing a phone across the room would point us in the direction of seeking anger management counseling.

As the old saying goes “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. There is no need to wait for the arraignment to get started on your defense. In fact, it is possible to prevent charges from being filed at all by enlisting a proactive defense attorney and creating a mitigation packet. The presence of mitigating information early on can result in prosecutors choosing not to bring charges, foregoing the complications of a trial.

Beware Of Unforeseen Consequences

Domestic violence accusations expose you to many unintended consequences. The best thing you can do to protect your rights now and protect your future is to speak to our proven attorneys about your situation. Get started today by calling 619-752-3702 for a free case evaluation or by contacting us online.