Domestic Violence Defense Attorneys in Newburgh

Domestic violence is a terrible thing. An unjust accusation of domestic violence is also a terrible thing. Charges of spousal abuse or any violent act against household members can lead to eviction from the home, steep fines and severe criminal penalties. It is a charge that is often used against the accused in subsequent alimony and child custody decisions.

Criminal Defense For Accused Family And Household Members

Society naturally wants to protect families and households from acts of violence. But many families quickly discover that after they have called police, the matter is out of their hands. What began as a family argument has escalated to a criminal charge, and there is no way to drop charges. The case now belongs to the district attorney.

Catania, Mahon & Rider, PLLC, accepts cases from individuals accused of domestic violence. We understand what the police often don't understand, that the courtroom is a brutal place to work through family disagreements.

We represent husbands, wives, unmarried partners, adult and juvenile children, older persons and disabled persons charged with inflicting abuse upon other members of the household.

Our firm uses a variety of techniques to minimize the harm that charges have on clients. We may ask for a continuance, to buy time to mount an effective defense. We may argue that no applicable act of domestic violence occurred. We may look for inconsistent statements that cast doubt on what happened or issues in police procedure.

Charged with domestic violence? Mount a strong defense. Call the Newburgh domestic violence lawyers at Catania, Mahon & Rider, PLLC, at 845-565-1100 or write us using this online form.