Domestic Violence Attorney in Baltimore County, Maryland

Aggressive Defense for Domestic Violence Charges in Baltimore County, Maryland

If you’ve been arrested or accused of domestic violence in Baltimore County, MD, you need an experienced criminal defense team protecting your rights immediately. At Shepard Law, our skilled domestic violence attorney understands how much is at stake – your freedom, family relationships, career, and future are all on the line.

While domestic violence itself is not a separate crime under Maryland law, allegations often involve serious offenses like:

What is Considered Domestic Violence in Maryland?

The broad definition of domestic violence encompasses harmful acts or threats against a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, relatives, or someone with whom you have a child in common. This includes physical abuse like assault as well as emotional mistreatment through intimidation, control, or verbal aggression.

Even if the claims seem embellished or completely false, domestic violence accusations trigger immediate legal consequences – potential arrest, no-contact orders, protective orders, and more. Swift legal action is critical to protect your rights.

Possible Defenses to a Domestic Violence Charge

Shepard Law knows how to effectively counter domestic violence cases in Baltimore County, MD Circuit and District Courts. Our innovative defense strategies may include:

  • Self defense
  • Defense of others
  • Mutual affray
  • Spousal privilege
  • Alibi
  • Lack of jurisdiction
  • Highlighting motivations of the alleged victim (such as divorce or child custody)
  • Negotiations to reduce charges or sentences

Shepard Law understands the unique problems faced by those accused of domestic violence crimes. Our compassionate legal team advocates relentlessly to safeguard your parental rights, gun rights, employment, and more.

Baltimore County, MD Domestic Violence Attorney Protecting Your Future

In Maryland, domestic violence convictions carry harsh punishments including jail time, hefty fines, probation, court orders, and permanent criminal records. Our Baltimore domestic violence lawyer works tirelessly, pursuing all available defenses to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom.

If you were arrested or are being investigated for any domestic violence offense in Baltimore County, MD, the time to act is now.  Contact our office in Towson, MD for a consultation with an experienced domestic violence attorney.

Contact a Domestic Violence Attorney in Towson, Maryland

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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Mr. Shepard is an amazing attorney as well as a person. He goes above and beyond for his clients, and does whatever he can to help them. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding all aspects of the law, unlike many other attorneys. He is willing to work with people financially. I have never met any other defense attorney that doesn't do this job mostly for monetary gain. I HIGHLY recommend him to anyone who is looking for a standout attorney, that cares deeply about, and helping his clients.
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