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Stalking and Domestic Violence in Lawrenceville

Criminal Defense Attorney Serving All of Gwinnett County

Domestic violence is a form of violence or abuse which occurs between people with the following relations:

  • Family members
  • People who live together
  • Spouses
  • Ex-spouses
  • People with a mutual child

Often domestic violence occurs when one spouse or partner tries to dominate the other, either emotionally or physically with assault. Spousal rape, physical abuse, emotional abuse and child abuse are all forms of domestic violence.

Understanding the Crime of Stalking

Stalking is the crime of following, contacting or watching a person with the intent of bothering or harassing that person. In Georgia, a simple stalking charge is a misdemeanor, with a county jail sentence of up to 12 months. Aggravated stalking usually involves the violation of a restraining order and is a felony offense, with a penalty of up to 10 years in state prison as well as a fine of up to $10,000.]

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Domestic violence and stalking are both serious criminal offenses whether occurring in Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County or anywhere in the state. Accusations of either crime will likely leave the accused with a restraining order against him or her, even while the case is still in progress and a verdict has not yet been reached. This is particularly harmful when the allegations of spousal abuse, child abuse or stalking are actually false accusations spurred from anger or revenge.

Work with Our Aggressive Lawrenceville Domestic Violence Defense Attorney

Our law firm can provide aggressive defense in the face of domestic abuse, stalking or any related criminal charges, including:

  • Simple Battery
  • Family Violence Battery
  • Simple Assault
  • Temporary Protective Order (TPO)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated Stalking
  • Obstruction of 911 calls
  • False Imprisonment
  • Child Abuse
  • Cruelty to Children
  • Terroristic Threats
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Violation of Restraining Orders

If you have been accused of domestic violence or stalking in the Lawrenceville area, it is important to contact a violent crimes defense lawyer who can effectively protect your rights and your future. Particularly in a domestic violence case, you may have a restraining order issued against you which will make it so you cannot see your family. Make sure you do whatever you can by working with a skilled domestic violence defense lawyer immediately.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

Address: 268 West Pike St., Suite A, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046 Phone: (770) 884-7469
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