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Domestic violence is treated very seriously in most, if not all, states. What occurs behind closed doors in the “privacy” of your own home is not very private when it involves domestic violence. If you’ve been accused of this crime, your future, family, and freedom are in danger whether you committed the crime or not. Accusations alone are enough to destroy your reputation, which is why you need our proven, powerful domestic violence defense attorney in your corner.

Our domestic violence defense attorney understands that an accusation can be an emotional, troubling experience. But, you’re not alone. Clients across Portsmouth entrust our proven attorney to develop quality defense strategies that can lead to successful outcomes.

What Is Domestic Violence in Portsmouth?

New Hampshire defines domestic abuse as the commission or attempted commission of acts by a family or household member, or a current or former sexual or intimate partner. Family or household members include current or former spouses, persons who currently or formerly lived together, parents, and persons related by blood or marriage other than minor children who live with the defendant. Essentially, there must be an intimate component between the victim and perpetrator.

Domestic violence acts include:

  • Assault or reckless conduct

  • Criminal threats

  • Sexual assault

  • Interference with freedom

  • Destruction of property

  • Unauthorized entry

  • Harassment

  • Cruelty to animals

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What are the Penalties of a Domestic Violence Charge?

Domestic violence can be penalized as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the severity and number of occurrences. Misdemeanors are considered less serious than felonies, but both charges involve lengthy jail sentences, hefty fines, and tough community supervision. Our attorney believes that felony and misdemeanor charges are similar in that their impacts on your reputation and livelihood are equally detrimental. As such, he will work tirelessly to achieve a positive result on your behalf.

Possible Defenses to Domestic Violence New Hampshire

To combat your charges, we will listen to your side of the story intently and compassionately to gather all the facts. Then we’ll craft a strong case with unparalleled defense tactics in attempts to reduce or dismiss your charges.

Defenses we can employ include:

  • False accusations

  • Self-defense

  • Misidentification

  • Consent

  • Lack of Evidence

  • Faulty police investigation

  • It didn’t happen at all

Time is of the essence. Call Wiberg Law Office, PLLC so we can work to protect you from damaging accusations that could significantly impact your future.