Are you going through a divorce? Too often, false accusations
of domestic violence are made merely to give your EX better position in Court.
Domestic violence accusations are easy to make and difficult to defend. Once the
police are called, you are considered guilty!
Also commonly known as
domestic battery, domestic abuse, or intimate partner violence, domestic violence
refers to the act of unlawfully and knowingly touching or injuring:
member of the household (i.e. a spouse, significant other, child or step-child)
- A person someone is dating (i.e. a boyfriend or girlfriend)
- Anyone with whom a person has a domestic partnership (i.e. grandparent)
the Schwendeman Law Firm sympathizes with, and often represents many victims of
domestic violence, the sad truth is that many times, those claiming to be victims
of Domestic Violence and Sex Crimes are often merely making a false accusation
to further their own agenda. A lover scorned, a divorce gone bad, a child custody
and support issue, or simple jealousy are just some of the scenarios which must
be explored to prevent you from being wrongfully convicted.
thousands of individuals were convicted of
domestic violence charges. Many were wrongfully convicted because they were intimated,
coerced and bullied by the police and prosecutors, and
didnt think they could have an experienced attorney fighting for them. YOU
CAN! Call us now. While a domestic violence charge can carry severe legal
repercussions, it can also be humiliating and emotionally devastating, as the
accused deals with serious issues in some intimate relationship in his or her
If you or a loved one is accused of domestic violence in Pittsburgh
or the surrounding regions, it's important you work with a discrete and experienced
domestic violence attorney for the best chances of resolving your case favorably
A Defense Attorney Can Help
Schwendeman has been successfully defending those accused of domestic violence
for years. He is an experienced criminal defense attorney who pays attention to
detail. He will evaluate all the details of your arrest and dig deep beneath the
surface to find out not only what happened, but why. For a thorough defense in
your case, contact Mr. Schwendeman today.
Often, it is whatever the "victim" claims
it is. Domestic violence charges can be filed when someone has allegedly committed
any of the following acts against a family member or significant other:
- economic deprivation
- emotional and/or passive
- physical aggression (i.e.:
- sexual abuse
- threats of any kind of
abuse or physical harm
- unlawful restraint
is an Order of Protection?
An order of protection also referred
to as a restraining order is issued by a judge when a victim of domestic abuse
requests protection from the alleged perpetrator. Orders of protection are typically
issued when it's likely, in the eyes of the court, which the accused will harm
or injure the victim again.
Upon being issued, an order of protection will
be enforced by the police. If you or a loved one has been charged with domestic
violence, contact Mr. Schwendeman for a free, thorough evaluation of your case.
Mr. Schwendeman and his staff are dedicated to providing the best possible defense.
more information or to schedule a private case evaluation with the Schwendeman
Law Firm, call 855.674.9898 or Email at firstname.lastname@example.org