What is Domestic Violence?
Generally speaking, domestic violence is defined as the mistreatment of one family member or intimate partner by another. In the State of Maryland, domestic violence is not itself a crime per se. Instead, domestic violence refers to a cluster of criminal offenses that include first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and reckless endangerment.
Possible Defenses to a Domestic Violence Charge
- Self defense
- Defense of others
- Mutual affray
- Spousal privilege
Contact a Domestic Violence Attorney
Contact an experienced domestic violence attorney today if you or a loved one have been charged with the crime of domestic violence. With an office located in the heart of Towson, Maryland, we serve folks throughout Baltimore County, Maryland and surrounding nearby areas. We offer free phone or office consultations, and we offer jail consultations for a fee. Please use the form below to contact us and someone from our office will reach back out to you.
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