If you are the subject of an Order of Protection in connection with an accusation of domestic battery/domestic violence, it is important to get help quickly from an experienced New York City criminal defense lawyer. An experienced defense attorney familiar with such orders, The Law Offices of Michael S. Discioarro, LLC, will investigate the incident, and the personnel in the incident and any other witnesses, and gather documents such as, statements, medical records, police reports, and arrest records for the purpose of defending you to the fullest. The firm also handles cases in Long Island and Westchester County, New York.
An accuser may obtain an emergency Order of Protection in Family Court which will be effective for 14 to 21 days. The Order of Protection is ordered by the Family Court after a full hearing with the accused and the accuser present and may be effective up to 2 to 5 years. Not infrequently, in cases of divorce or in other matters of contest, one party purely out of emotional heat or malice may wrongly accuse another of domestic violence.Simply put, one party may obtain an order of protection to gain an advantage in an upcoming divorce or child custody battle.
The legal team at the firm has long experience and expertise in dissecting police reports, medical reports, and witness statements. Contact The Law Offices of Michael S. Discioarro, LLC for a free and confidential consultation with a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who is dedicated to fighting for you rna clearing your name. It is an urgent matter to act quickly if you have been served such an order.