If you have been arrested or are under investigation for domestic violence, you should contact Attorney Faigel, a seasoned Andover domestic violence lawyer with over 30 years of experience representing individuals accused of domestic violence. In Massachusetts, it is a crime for an individual to commit domestic violence, which includes physical harm, attempts to cause physical harm, inflicting fear of imminent serious physical harm, and involuntary sexual relations between family and household members. Family and household members include people who are or were married, are or were living together, are related by blood or marriage, have children together, and are dating or have dated. You can be arrested if the police have probable cause to believe that an individual has committed a felony, any misdemeanor that rises to the level of domestic abuse, or assault and battery against a family or household member.
Men and women alike may be wrongfully accused of domestic violence, child abuse, neglect and violating restraining orders. These are sensitive issues that should be addressed immediately by an attorney who is experienced in these matters and can assert your Constitutional rights to help avoid frivolous charges. With over 30 years of experience as a domestic violence lawyer in the Andover area, Attorney Faigel has represented countless individuals facing these types of charges. With his extensive experience, Attorney Faigel is able to navigate the criminal process and build a defense strategy tailored to the facts.
A key aspect of domestic violence cases is that the prosecution attorney may still go forward with the case and press charges even if the victim is unwilling to go forward with the case. Many times, Attorney Faigel has been presented with a case in which the person who initially called the police and claimed that they had been the victim of domestic violence later does not want to press charges. This is why it is vitally important to contact an attorney to handle your case as soon as possible in order to mitigate the initial impact of the claim of domestic abuse.
The stakes are high in all domestic violence cases. It cannot be overstated that if you are charged with a crime of domestic violence you require the services of an Andover domestic violence attorney who is experienced and ready to handle your defense from the outset. A conviction for a crime of domestic violence may result in jail, domestic violence counseling sessions, stay away orders, and other punishment. The last thing you want is an attorney that is not familiar with the process or is learning on the go.
Attorney Faigel has over 30 years of experience representing clients in criminal cases related to domestic violence, assault and battery, and applications for restraining orders. If appropriate, Attorney Faigel has access to investigators and experts that provide an additional layer of support in the defense of his clients.
If you are charged with a crime of domestic violence it is important that you have a qualified attorney handling your domestic violence case from the beginning.
If you, or someone you know has been or may be accused of domestic violence, please contact Attorney Faigel as soon as possible. It is imperative that you have a seasoned and experienced domestic violence attorney in the Andover area to advise you as early as possible.