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Conway Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Conway Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

South Carolina defines domestic violence as inflicting physical harm or threatening to harm a household member, causing a fear of imminent danger.

If you are facing domestic violence charges, you may feel that your situation is hopeless. These are serious allegations that can affect your reputation, your living situation and potentially your job. The Law Office of Brad C. Richardson, LLC, represents many clients in domestic violence cases and has a successful track record.

Degrees of Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence can be charged in the first degree, second degree, third degree, or domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature. Third-degree domestic violence is the base charge, with any aggravating factors enhancing the charge to domestic violence in the first- or second-degree.

South Carolina Code §16-25-20 lays out the criteria for the different degrees of domestic violence charges, from the least to most severe:

Domestic Violence in the Third Degree

Domestic Violence in the Second Degree

The accused meets the criteria for domestic violence in the third degree, and:

Domestic Violence in the First Degree

The accused meets the criteria for domestic violence in the third degree; and

Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature (DVHAN)

A person commits third-degree domestic violence and:

We Can Help to Get Your Charges Dismissed or Reduced

Law enforcement is coming down on criminal offenders, with South Carolina ranking sixth in the nation for domestic violence fatalities.

Attorney Brad C. Richardson has represented clients in high-profile cases, and he does not walk away from a challenge. Again, these are serious charges that can severely restrict your rights, your living situation and your liberty.  No matter what domestic violence charge you are up against, our domestic violence lawyer will do what it takes to give you the best possible outcome.

Ready to Schedule Your Consultation with a Conway Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer?

A domestic violence charge can involve any number of acts, and the charges may not even be legitimate. If you are fighting domestic violence charges, do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or by calling 843-488-4321 to schedule your consultation.

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