This is why it is so important to hire an attorney who is willing to go to trial for you.
Every day people plea guilty to a battery domestic violence charge without realizing
how it can deprive you of your rights, immigration status and even child custody matters. To make matters worse in the State of Nevada, a battery domestic violence first is only a misdemeanor and deprives you of a jury of your peers. This means one judge will decide your fate and whether you may lose important rights.
Our firm knows how important it is to inform you of ALL the consequences of a battery domestic violence charge and to fight for your rights.
To be charged with a battery domestic violence one must willfully and unlawfully use force or violence against anyone who qualifies under NRS 33.018. Typically, victims that trigger domestic violence under NRS 33.018 are spouses, family members and roommates.
A battery domestic violence first is punishable by:
- A fine of at least $200 but not more than $1,000;
- Attend and pay for a domestic violence treatment program of not less than one-and-a-half hours per week for at least six months;
- Pay a $35 administrative fee to the court;
- A minimum of two days up to a maximum of six months;
- Community service of 48 to 120 hours.
Penalties can be severe and the ramifications of a Battery Domestic Violence conviction can affect you for the rest of your life. You should hire an attorney to explore every option you have at fighting a battery domestic violence charge.
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