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Allegations of domestic violence are taken seriously -- and for good reason. According to the National Coalition of Domestic Violence, more than 1 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner every year. And while it doesn't get as much attention, men can be domestic abuse victims too.
At the other end of the victim spectrum are those who are wrongly accused of committing acts of domestic violence. For such individuals, a strong domestic violence defense is essential in protecting their reputations -- and their freedom.
For defendants who feel they've been wrongly charged, here are five potential defenses to domestic violence:
The beauty of our legal system is that it aims to protect both domestic violence victims as well as those who are wrongly accused. To learn more about the legal defenses available to you as a domestic violence defendant, you may want to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your area.
Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.
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