At the Law Office of Jeffrey G. Hester, we represent individuals who are being investigated for or charged with domestic violence in Shelby County & Jefferson County. The consequences of a conviction on these charges can be extremely serious and life-changing in a negative way, now and into the future. Make sure that you contact a lawyer immediately to start building your defense. Before talking to the police, call our firm.
Jeffrey G. Hester, an experienced Birmingham criminal defense attorney, can work hard to protect you. If convicted of domestic violence, you may lose your freedom, your ability to carry a firearm, and have to live with a criminal record that damages your reputation. Attorney Hester can aggressively defend against both misdemeanor and felony cases involving domestic violence charges.
Domestic violence is charged when the alleged victim is one of the following:
Examples of acts that can be charged as domestic violence:
We have experience defending clients facing a wide range of domestic violence accusations, including those involving serious accusations and violent offenses. We also have experience in divorce proceedings and can assist clients who are facing domestic violence accusations during a divorce case.
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If a temporary restraining order is issued against you, this could limit your contact with your children. A permanent restraining order can be granted for a year or longer and have a serious effect on your child custody case or visitation rights. You may even lose the ability to live in your own home. It is important to know that if an order is granted, you will not have the right to contact your partner or significant other even if you want to work on improving the relationship.
If you have been charged with domestic violence, our Birmingham domestic violence attorney can review your case and get started on helping you build a solid defense. We can look into the alleged victim’s accusations, ulterior motives, interview witnesses, and more. Our team is not afraid to work hard in order to protect your freedom and future.
Conveniently located in Jefferson County off Interstate 65, our office is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., as well as by appointment only on the weekends/evenings. We can come to your home or visit you in jail for your convenience.
Give us a call at (205) 861-0980 to get started.