Denver Domestic Assault Lawyer

If you are facing Denver domestic assault charges, it is very important to consult with an experienced defense attorney immediately. I have been practicing in the criminal justice field for 20 years, and know the ins and outs of the system. I am prepared to defend you, if you have been charged with this type of crime.

Domestic violence, under Colorado law, is an altercation between family members. It could be a married couple; people living together; or people in an intimate relationship. If a police officer has probable cause to believe a crime has been committed, then he or she is required by law to arrest the accused.

For a Denver Domestic Assault Lawyer,
call 303-725-0017

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Domestic violence Under Colorado law

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A Colorado domestic assault charge can be heartbreaking and unfairly split a family apart. Charges can be imposed for something as simple as slapping someone across the face or pulling someone by the hair. Domestic violence is an instance of abuse or assault that occurs between:

  • Spouses and former spouses
  • Parents and children
  • People related by blood
  • People who are presently residing together or who have resided together in the past
  • People who have a child in common regardless of whether they have been married or have lived together at any time
  • A man and woman if the woman is pregnant and the man is alleged to be the father, regardless of whether they have been married or have lived together at any time
  • People involved in a significant romantic or sexual relationship

Charges can also be brought against a family member, if there is a misunderstanding and one family member is made to feel afraid of being injured by another. If you are facing abuse accusations, call my office today. Let me fight to protect your rights. I provide my clients with the best possible defense in every case.

Denver domestic assault charges can be filed in cases of:

  • Abuse
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Third degree assault
  • Threats of violence
  • Third degree assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Sexual assault
  • Unlawful contact
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminal mischief
  • Child abuse

Many people do not understand their legal rights when facing these kinds of charges. Expect me to explain your options upfront, in clear terms, so that you know exactly what to expect. I will listen to your side of the story carefully and investigate:

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  • The history of your relationship
  • Stress factors that could have caused the incident such as money troubles or divorce
  • Evidence of drug or alcohol abuse

I am not afraid to challenge police reports or possible witness statements. Count on me to explore every option, including alternatives to jail such as diversion and educational programs. Whatever the circumstances, my goal is to minimize the charges against you to prevent a domestic violence conviction from being part of your permanent record. It is a heavily stigmatized crime that deserves vigorous defense.

Denver domestic assault and all forms of domestic violence are crimes in all 50 states. The majority of the cases we handle involve men facing serious charges for attacks against women, however, regardless of a client’s gender, we are proactive in finding a solution.
Once charges are filed, the chances that they will be dropped because a spouse has changed their mind are minimal. Even if the complainant recants, prosecutors may continue to pursue charges — with or without the alleged victim’s cooperation.

You need a lawyer to dispute your case from the start. I am an experienced criminal defense attorney and my years as a prosecutor give me a different perspective that can help your case. I have a strong track record of proving to district attorneys that unwarranted charges against my clients should be dismissed.

For a Denver domestic assault lawyer, call 303-725-0017
Payment plans and financing are available to qualified clients and your first consultation is free

The Law Office of Matthew A. Martin, P.C. provides representation to clients facing charges of Denver domestic assault and also in Parker, Golden, Centennial, Brighton and Kiowa. No law firm or attorney can guarantee the outcome of your case. All content contained on this site is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be mistaken for legal advice. Visiting this web site does not establish an attorney/client relationship, so please refrain from sending any sensitive or incriminating information through this site until such a relationship has been established in writing.