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Domestic Violence

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys

 Domestic Violence cases are far from uncommon in criminal law courts. These types of cases are frequent enough that the consequences and penalties for a domestic violence offense have become harsher.

Even though many claims of domestic violence are legitimate, some claims can be exaggerated, baseless, or simply filed out of spite. Filing a domestic violence charge requires little evidence, and cases can get pushed through court even if the person who pressed charges decides to drop them.

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence includes various harmful acts inflicted by one member of a household on another, including but not limited to:

  • Physical abuse (including pushing or shaking)
  • Threats
  • Coerced or forced sexual contact
  • Verbal abuse
  • Public humiliation
Being convicted of CDV can have an effect on you professionally.  If you are convicted of domestic violence, you will lose your right to carry or possess a firearm, which for law enforcement and members of the military can end your career.

What Happens if I’m Found Guilty?

Conviction of a domestic violence case can have severe consequences, which  can include:

  • Imprisonment
  • Lost child custody or visitation rights
  • Large fines
  • Mandatory community service
  • Counseling or anger management classes
  • A permanent mark on your criminal record

Charged with Domestic Violence?

If you are facing domestic violence charges, call the Strom Law Firm today 803.252.4800 to consult with one of our criminal defense attorneys.

Whether you have been charged with:

  • domestic violence
  • child abuse
  • sexual assault or battery
  • stalking

or any other domestic violence related offense, we can help.

The CDV attorneys at The Strom Law Firm, LLC have experience and the resources you need to challenge your criminal domestic violence arrest.

We provide aggressive representation and will file a motion to obtain statements made by the victim as well as the police and any witnesses and review all available evidence to provide you a well planned defense.

Contact the domestic violence defense attorneys at the Strom Law Firm, LLC today for your free consultation.  We offer flexible payment options and accept Visa and Mastercard.