Many people charged with domestic violence are confused by the charge. Domestic violence charges result when a member of a household uses physical violence, threats, emotional abuse, or harassment to control the behavior of another member of a household, such as a spouse, child, or other member of a current or past relationship.
The San Antonio, Texas, criminal defense Law Offices of Anthony B. Cantrell will help you understand the domestic violence crime you are charged with, and provide a vigorous defense against the charge. Attorney Anthony Cantrell has more than 18 years of experience providing effective spousal abuse defense.
Domestic violence does not only include violence against one's spouse or children. If you are arrested for a domestic violence-related charge, including violating a protective order or a temporary restraining order, contact the domestic violence lawyer's office of Anthony B. Cantrell as soon as possible. We can inform you of what you should and should not say to law enforcement officers to avoid being misinterpreted or misunderstood. We will also advise you or your family or friends on the bail process.
A variety of offenses may fall under the general category of domestic violence, including:
A Note About Restraining Orders and Protective Orders
Restraining orders, protective orders, and no-contact provisions may be involved in your case. Law enforcement has developed new policies for domestic violence over the past few years. The Texas court system has implemented extensive changes, and prosecuting attorneys are actively enforcing both new and existing domestic violence laws in Texas.
Contact a Texas Assault and Battery Defense Attorney
Contact the Texas assault and battery defense attorney's office of Anthony Cantrell immediately if you or someone you know has been charged with domestic violence or is suspected of, or under investigation for, domestic violence. It is important not to make any statements without an attorney present. We are here to provide spousal abuse defense representation as well as defense services for any other type of family violence you are under investigation for, accused of, arrested for, or charged with in the state of Texas.
The Law Offices of Anthony B. Cantrell represents clients charged with federal, state, and municipal crimes in south Texas communities such as San Antonio, New Braunfels, Boerne, Floresville, Hondo, Jourdanton, and Sequin, Texas.
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