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Only by numerous detailed meetings and other client interactions can I get into the minds of my clients, their thoughts, their consciousness, so I know why the situation happened. I must sit down with them and piece together a complex mental image, like a visual jigsaw puzzle, so the situation can be defended as if I were the client.

Defenses to Battery Domestic Violence

Raising a Strong Defense to Battery Domestic Violence Charges

Attorney George Robinson — Criminal Defense Lawyer — Clark County, Nevada

Defending yourself against allegations of domestic violence can be difficult. Whether you are involved in a protective order hearing or charged with battery domestic violence, you may feel like the system is stacked against you.

In a civil protective order hearing, the alleged victim does not have to show any physical evidence. The victim's mere words could result in the issuance of a temporary protective order or extended protective order. If you violate that order, you will be arrested and charged with a crime.

If you are facing criminal charges for battery domestic violence, you face a system that is doubtful and suspicious of anyone accused of domestic abuse. The police officer who arrested you may have written a report that is riddled with errors. The prosecutor may be proceeding with charges against you even if the "victim" has asked that the charges be dropped.

Get the Vigorous Defense You Need

The good news for people accused of this crime is that a successful defense against a battery domestic violence charge is possible. My name is George Robinson, and I have successfully defended many clients charged with battery domestic violence. I am an aggressive litigator who is determined to pursue a positive outcome for my clients.

Defense of battery domestic violence charges is a particular focus of my criminal law practice. I understand how to investigate these charges and how to build a strong and effective defense. My goal is to protect your freedom and your future.

How Do I Protect Your Rights?

My first job is to separate fact from fiction. I will begin the defense process by investigating the events leading up to the arrest. I will go through the police report with a fine-toothed comb, looking for discrepancies in the facts or other evidence that could help in your defense. If necessary, I will interview witnesses and collect additional information.

An estimated 60 to 70% of domestic violence charges are based on testimony alone. As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, I know how to interview the complainant, the arresting officer and other witnesses. I am an aggressive trial lawyer who will work to build a strong and effective defense on your behalf.

What Defenses Can I raise?

There are a number of defenses I can raise on your behalf. The most common defenses include:

  • Self defense: You acted in defense of your physical safety
  • Necessity: You acted out of necessity (e.g. to protect a child)
  • Justification: You acted with legal justification
  • Factual defenses: You did not batter the alleged victim, no crime occurred

I may be able to effectively raise a defense based on constitutional grounds (e.g. 4th, 5th and 6th Amendment defenses) if the police did not read you your rights during an interrogation, violated your right to counsel or conducted an illegal search or seizure.

I represent clients in Las Vegas and throughout Clark County, Nevada. If you need a vigorous defense against a battery domestic violence charge, contact me today at my law office in Las Vegas. Call 702-233-4225, or contact me by e-mail.

George E. Robinson Attorney at Law

Pezzillo Robinson, P.C.
6725 Via Austi Parkway, Suite 290
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Phone: 702-233-4225
Fax: 702-233-4252
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George Robinson, the lead attorney in our criminal defense practice, successfully defends clients charged with matters relating to battery domestic violence, dui, dwi, drug crimes, theft, fraud, and property offenses.