Allegations of domestic violence can have very serious consequences for you and your family. In addition to stiff criminal penalties, if you are accused of domestic or family violence you may be served with a protective order preventing you from spending time with your children and other members of your household. You could also be restricted from returning to your home and prohibited from possessing a firearm. With so much at risk, it is important to seek advice from a Virginia defense attorney with extensive experience handling domestic violence cases.
Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are skilled criminal defense lawyers who help clients deal with difficult situations involving domestic violence charges and accusations. As former prosecutors, we know that the Commonwealth of Virginia takes a very serious stance against domestic violence. A domestic violence charge can result in a misdemeanor or felony conviction, carrying substantial fines and the possibility of a lengthy period of incarceration. Beyond the criminal penalties, a domestic violence conviction is likely to damage your reputation and make it very difficult to find a job or obtain a loan or housing in the future.
At Stevens Caruso we understand just how much is at stake when you are accused of domestic violence. We also know that in many cases the alleged assault or violence may have never even taken place or may have been an act of self-defense. Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are skilled attorneys who are prepared to thoroughly investigate and defend domestic violence cases. They will work directly with you to uncover the truth in your case and develop a defense strategy that best protects your rights and liberties.
Casey and Lisa are not afraid to take on the most difficult and sensitive cases. Individually, they have handled thousands of criminal cases and collectively tried hundreds of high stakes cases before Virginia juries. Their work as former prosecutors in the Commonwealth of Virginia gives them special insight into how the government prosecutes all types of serious criminal matters, including domestic violence cases. They can anticipate how the prosecution will develop the evidence and prepare its case against you and they will work toward building a powerful defense aimed at achieving an acquittal.
If you have been accused of domestic violence, it is important to seek advice from a criminal defense attorney as quickly as possible. Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are experienced defense lawyers who know how to effectively defend individuals dealing with domestic violence charges and allegations.
When you schedule an initial consultation with Casey or Lisa they will take the time to fully understand your situation. They will answer your questions, respond to your concerns, and carefully review your legal options with you. You can reach Casey or Lisa in the Woodbridge, Virginia office of Stevens Caruso by phoning 703-897-1777 or by completing the firm’s online contact form.