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Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges in Trumbull County

Two sad women on couchNo matter how unjustified it may be, a domestic violence arrest immediately tarnishes your reputation, and a conviction would mean that you carry this stigma in a permanent criminal record. When you need to clear your name and avoid prison, you can rely on Hartwig Law LLC.

Why Choose Our Ohio Domestic Violence Attorney?

  • In Ohio’s Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Ohio Lawyers Under 40
  • Personal Service and Trial-Ready Defense
  • 6-Time Avvo Clients’ Choice Award winner

    Attorney Hartwig and our experienced legal team take a personal approach to every single case that comes to our firm. You will get the qualified, award-winning counsel you deserve at each step of the legal process.

    From the start, we will prepare your defense for trial to gather the evidence needed and immediately build the strongest defense possible. If your case goes to trial, we will have long been ready to battle for your rights in a courtroom. Discover how our legal advocate can defend your reputation, liberty, and future.

    Are you facing a domestic violence charge? Our domestic violence attorney in Youngstown is ready to represent you. Call Hartwig Law, LLC today at (330) 899-4446 or contact us online to discover your defenses!

    What is the Statute of Limitations on Domestic Violence in Ohio?

    The Statute of Limitations for a Felony allegation of Domestic Violence is 6 years in Ohio. Once the Statute of Limitations time has passed, the State of Ohio is not allowed to file charges even if the allegation is true. The statute of limitations is 2 years in Ohio if it is a misdemeanor allegation of domestic violence.

    What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in Ohio?

    The criminal and social consequences of a domestic violence conviction are many and serious. We will take your defense just as seriously, working with excellence, integrity, and passion to ensure that your rights are preserved, and these penalties never become a reality.

    Depending on the degree of the charge, The penalties for a 3rd to 1st degree misdemeanor could include:

    • 60 days’ jail and a $500 fine
    • 90 days’ jail and a $750 fine
    • Six months’ jail and a $1,000 fine

    The Penalties for a 5th to 3rd degree felony domestic violence could include:

    • 12 months’ prison, a $2,500 fine
    • 18 months’ prison, a $5,000 fine
    • 3 years’ prison and a $10,000 fine

    Get an experienced trial lawyer who will relentlessly fight for your freedom. Contact Hartwig Law LLC today for proven advocacy, individualized counsel, and tireless representation from our Youngstown criminal defense attorney. We are ready to discuss your legal options during a free case evaluation to ensure that you take the right steps now to protect your rights and move toward clearing your name.

    What Are The Different Domestic Violence Offenses In The Ohio Statutes?

    Depending on the offense and if it was accompanied or brought about alongside other circumstances, our domestic violence attorneys can work with you to utilize different defense tactics to have a reduced or dismissed case.

    The different defenses include:

    • Domestic assault
    • Menacing by stalking
    • Endangering children
    • Violation of a protection order
    • Sexual battery

    Contact us to schedule a FREE case consultation.

    Contact Hartwig Law, LLC today for a FREE consultation!

    Why Choose Hartwig Law, LLC?

    The Legal Experience & Skill You Need
    • 20+ Years of Trial-Tested Experience

    • Current Juvenile Public Defender

    • Licensed in Ohio & Pennsylvania

    • Ohio’s Top 40 Under 40 – National Trial Lawyers

    • Selection for Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠

    • Avvo Clients’ Choice Award from 2013-2017

    • Past Bar Association President (2013-2014)

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