Waukesha Domestic Abuse Arrest
Wisconsin prosecutes domestic violence under existing statutes of battery, assault, sexual assault, kidnapping, homicide and the like. Domestic abuse involves any adult person intentionally inflicting physical pain, injury or illness (or engaging in any physical act that may cause reasonable fear of such) against his or her spouse or former spouse, against an adult with whom the person resides or formerly resided or against an adult with whom the person has a child in common.
Wisconsin Felony Battery Charge
Criminal charges of battery and disorderly conduct are common in domestic abuse situations. Disorderly conduct typically results in no more than 90 days in jail and a fine. However, misdemeanor battery convictions may result in months of jail and a substantial fine. Felony battery convictions, including aggravated battery, may result in lengthy imprisonment, increased fines and a criminal record.
Contact an Wisconsin Domestic Abuse Defense Attorney
If you have been charged with a crime related to domestic violence, it is very important to seek the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. The attorneys of D’Angelo & Jones LLP can help. We will assist you in preparing a strong defense to ensure the best possible outcome in your case. Call now at 262-523-4321 or contact us through our website.