Domestic Violence

If you are facing domestic violence, domestic assault or spousal abuse charges, action must be taken as soon as possible in order to ensure that your rights are protected. At the Law Office of J.L. Carpenter in Houston, attorney J.L. Carpenter uses years of criminal defense experience to confidently represent the rights of clients charged with domestic violence or related offenses.

These are very serious charges that may stay on your criminal record for a lifetime. Call J.L. Carpenter at her offices today at 713.201.6767 or contact her online to schedule your initial consultation. During this time you can discuss your domestic violence charges and learn more about the options available to help you seek a resolution to the case.

Serious Allegations, Serious Consequences…

Domestic violence can occur between spouses, domestic partners, former partners or spouses, parents and children, individuals involved in a dating relationship, or against the elderly. If you are investigated, arrested for or charged with a domestic violence crime, you are facing prison time as well as the inability to legally obtain or own firearms in the future. Domestic violence may be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, most frequently depending upon the injuries. Attorney Carpenter can review your case to determine how best to pursue a resolution to the situation.

In some cases, domestic violence accusations may have been used as a tactic to achieve a goal in a family law case, such as obtaining sole custody. It is important to know that a domestic violence conviction may affect your custody rights in the future and can even keep you from exercising visitation rights with your children.

If you are facing domestic violence charges or accusations, do not hesitate to get in touch with a lawyer as soon as possible. Contact the Law Office of J.L. Carpenter at 713.201.6767 today.


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