Domestic Violence Lawyer in Phoenix & Chander
Serving the Whole Metro Area
Todd Coolidge knows the law surrounding domestic violence in Phoenix, Arizona.
If you’re accused of a crime in which the alleged victim is someone you share a residence with, have a long history with, or are romantically involved with, this is considered domestic violence according to Arizona law. The factors that make a crime domestic violence also make handling the case more challenging.
Todd Coolidge understands that in any case—especially in domestic violence cases—it’s essential to preserve human dignity and relationships whenever possible. A measured and tactful approach is necessary when handling any type of domestic violence case.
Falsely charged with domestic violence in Phoenix, Chandler, Scottsdale, or Tempe, Arizona? Todd Coolidge can help.
Arizona charges some stiff penalties for domestic violence. You could face thousands in fines, jail time, and other consequences. Unfortunately, in domestic violence cases, the defendant is falsely accused. In any domestic relationship, there can be factors that motivate one individual to fabricate charges against another.
The officers responding to a domestic dispute will always opt to arrest and remove the offending party from the residence where the dispute arose, in order to prevent further disputes. Unfortunately for the defendant, this can mean that they will be arrested, even if there’s no evidence to show that a crime was committed. Officers make snap judgements based on testimony from both parties. It’s not uncommon for them to get it wrong.
Being convicted of domestic violence charges under Arizona law can mean that you will face up to $2500 in fines, and 180 days in jail. Your right to possess or own a firearm can also be taken away. These are stiff penalties for a charge that can be filed with little to no evidence of wrongdoing.
Hire Arizona Criminal Defense Lawyer Todd Coolidge Today!
When it comes to facing charges of aggravated assault or domestic violence in Phoenix, Arizona, you should absolutely hire an attorney. More often than not, in these situations, it’s your word against someone else’s.
Attorney Todd Coolidge can help you gather evidence to support your testimony, so that you don’t end up being convicted of a crime you didn’t commit. If you’re facing domestic violence charges, contact Todd Coolidge to represent you in your case today. We represent defendants in Chandler, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and the surrounding areas.