Boston, MA Domestic Violence Attorney
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The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) estimates that one in every four women will experience domestic violence—but that doesn’t mean every domestic violence claim is valid. In the middle of a heated argument, it can be just as easy to make a false accusation as it would be to commit an act of violence.
At Keegan Law, our team of Boston criminal defense lawyers is prepared to help individuals facing accusations of domestic violence. Backed by a proven ability to win not guilty verdicts and other favorable results in complex criminal cases, we are confident that we can provide the competent representation you deserve.
Why hire our experienced Boston domestic violence attorneys?
- You benefit from the insights of a former police officer and prosecutor
- Our highly recommended team has secured many successful case results
- We’ve been included in National Trial Lawyer: Top 100 and Super Lawyers®
When you need skilled defense of your reputation, freedom, and future, you can rely on our legal advocates. With more than four decades of combined experience to pour into your case, we can deliver the personalized, tenacious advocacy you need. Don’t hesitate to see how we can stand up for your rights.
What are the penalties for a domestic violence charge?
As with any criminal charge, the penalties for a domestic violence conviction would rest in the details. If you have been arrested, you need to talk to our Boston defense attorneys immediately to discuss what you can expect from your case.
Here are some of the penalties you could face in Massachusetts:
- Violating a restraining order: Penalties could include 2.5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. One must also pay for the plaintiff’s legal costs and undergo a batterer’s intervention program.
- Assault and battery : Penalties could include 2.5 years in prison and a $1,000 fine or more.
- Stalking: Penalties could include 2.5 to five years in prison, and a $1,000 fine.
Accused of domestic violence? Call (617) 799-7644 today!
If you were arrested for domestic violence, speak with a member of Keegan Law today. Our attorneys come from extensive legal, military, and law enforcement backgrounds. Let us use this knowledge to your advantage. If you are faced with a restraining order or allegation of domestic violence, don’t hesitate to contact our Boston domestic violence lawyers to discover your defense options in a free case evaluation.
Meet Joe Keegan
Joe Keegan is a seasoned Boston criminal defense lawyer. Originally from Quincy, Joe graduated from Curry College and the New England School of Law. He served the United States Army from 1989 to 1991 as a Desert Shield / Desert Storm soldier and the Massachusetts National Guard from 1991 to 1997. Joe is also a former MBTA police officer and former Quincy law enforcement officer. Today, he is a member of the Norfolk County Bar Association, the Association of Trial lawyers of America, and the Massachusetts Bar Association. Visit Joe’s full, professional profile to learn more about his experience and qualifications.
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