Hawaii Domestic Violence Attorney
Hawaii Domestic Abuse Lawyer
Domestic violence cases in Hawaii can be extremely emotionally charged and stressful for all parties involved. Domestic abuse generally includes any instance of physical violence, verbal abuse or intimidation by one member of the family to another or by an individual and his or her significant other when living together. This crime is also sometimes referred to as Abuse of a Family or Household member. If you or someone you love has been arrested on a domestic violence charge you should contact a Hawaii attorney at law who knows their way around
criminal law. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Paul Cunney take the responsibility of defending the client from domestic violences charges and accusations very seriously. We are committed to providing the best personal care to every client and we work aggressively in his or her defense.
Types of Domestic Violence
If you have been charged with domestic violence, issued a restraining order as a result of an alleged incidence of violence or abuse, or violated a restraining order arising out of a family related matter, you should contact a Hawaii domestic violence lawyer immediately. A conviction can result in serious fines, 1 year in jail, probation, possible mandatory anger management counseling, community service, a domestic violence intervention program, substance abuse assessment and treatment if necessary and more.
If charges in such a case include illegal drug use and/or very serious crimes such as child molestation,
attempted murder, much harsher sentencing should be expected if convicted. This is why you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side defending your rights and fighting for you to get the best outcome possible. Hawaii has adopted what is called a "no drop" policy when it comes to complaints of domestic violence. Hawaii courts are tough on domestic violence. Just calling the police in a domestic dispute can trigger an investigation that quickly grows out of the family's control and can result in drastic consequences the family never intended. You need a lawyer who can understand both sides of a case and so develop a strong strategy for your legal defense.
Hawaii domestic violence attorney
right away if you have been arrested or charged with domestic abuse. Our attorneys may be able to assist you.