Missouri police and prosecutors take domestic violence cases seriously. A conviction for Domestic Assault can have life altering consequences, including but not limited to a jail or prison sentence, the inability to legally own or purchase a firearm, substantial fines, the loss of child custody/visitation and a permanent criminal record.
However, just because you have been accused of domestic violence, doesn't mean you should be convicted. In every Domestic Violence case, there are two sides to the story. Often times, arguments get out of hand. In the heat of the moment, one party may exaggerate or flat out lie about what happened to get revenge.
If you or a loved one has been charged with domestic assault, it is imperative that you contact an experienced Missouri Defense Lawyer immediately. Often the police and prosecutor will take the side of the complaining witness, and simply ignore contrary evidence issues with his her credibility. We will fight to make sure that your side of the story is heard in court and to make sure that you do become the victim of a false accusation.