Columbus Domestic Violence Lawyer
Top Columbus Domestic Violence Lawyer
Being accused of domestic violence is a serious criminal charge that can potentially destroy ones reputation, family, and career. These charges are dealt with by the state with great attention and detail. If you are being faced with these charges or feel that you are in a situation that deems the potential of domestic violence related charges please do not hesitate to find legal advice, representation, and support.
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Details of Columbus Domestic Violence Charges
Hire an Experienced Columbus Domestic Violence Lawyer
Fortunately, the Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have extensive experience with domestic violence charges in the state of Ohio and are regarded by peers and clients as distinguished specialist in the field. Mr. Hoffman has 34 years of experience defending clients with domestic violence charges. Mr. Hoffman most notably has been involved in many high profile drug crime cases in Columbus and the surrounding counties and has received multiple not guilty verdicts.
What Constitutes a Domestic Violence Charge
According to the Ohio Revised Code section 2919.25, domestic violence charges demand that "No person shall knowingly cause or attempt to cause physical harm to a family or household member". Furthermore, domestic violence can occur between "a spouse, a person living as a spouse, a former spouse of the offender, a parent, a foster parent, a child of the offender, ..." The law goes further on to describe the various relationships that fall under this umbrella including, boyfriends, girlfriends, roommates, children, and many more. Call our offices for further details and a professional evaluation of your case.