Domestic violence is a serious crime in Indiana. When you are charged with domestic violence, you can be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony offense. A misdemeanor battery conviction on your record can limit your future opportunities. A conviction can affect your ability to gain employment, housing, and higher education. In addition, the person accused or convicted of domestic violence can leave a stigma on your name. If you’re charged with domestic violence, contact a domestic violence attorney from Tanzillo Stassin, & Babcock, P.C. in Northwest Indiana. Our experienced Lake County domestic violence attorneys can help you.
Penalties for a domestic violence incident in Indiana can range from a Class A Misdemeanor (punishable by up to a year in jail and a $5,000 fine), to a Class D Felony (which can lead to jail time).
We help people accused of domestic violence and domestic violence-related incidents including assault, battery, and harassment. In many cases, Indiana law favors the alleged victim in domestic violence cases. Get the legal help you need to fight a domestic violence charge.
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