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Domestic Violence

Albany Domestic Violence Lawyer

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence is the act of physical, sexual, physiological, or economic violence committed by a family member or intimate partner. This type of violence typically includes child abuse, elder abuse, and other violent acts between family members or cohabitants. Domestic violence charges can also apply to instances involving two intimate partners who are not living together.

At Schillinger & Associates, PLLC., our Albany domestic violence attorney is dedicated to fighting for those accused of domestic violence. If you have been arrested or are being investigated for domestic violence, it is vital to contact an experienced attorney who will fight for your future. Our attorney has handled hundreds of cases, equipping us to get your charges acquitted, dismissed, or reduced.

Our Albany domestic violence lawyer fight for your rights. Contact us today for a free case review at (518) 413-0889.

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?

Common New York penalties for domestic violence include:

  • A violent felony offense, such as a first-degree assault, can result up to 25 years in prison or a fine of up to $5,000.
  • A second-degree offense may result in less than 1-year in prison, and $1,000 fine

What is the Statute of Limitations on Domestic Violence in New York?

Under New York legislation (S.2416/A.1945) the statute of limitations for domestic violence has been changed from 1 to 2 years. This includes civil suits regarding injuries sustained from domestic violence.

Over the years, Schillinger & Associates, PLLC. has successfully handled hundreds of cases, and we have a broad range of experience in criminal defense. We understand how stressful it is to be accused of domestic violence. Our firm believes that every person has the right to tell their side of the story—we will help you tell yours. We have tried many cases in federal court, and we always provide personal attention to every client. We are dedicated to helping you obtain the best possible results for your case.

Contact our Albany domestic violence attorney today for a free case review at (518) 413-0889. We know that there are two sides to every story, and want to help you tell yours.

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