Many domestic disputes may involve little more than a heated argument. However, in some cases, the situation can grow out of hand and become physical, potentially leaving one party with injuries and another facing criminal charges. A police sergeant has recently been arrested and is currently facing domestic violence charges following an incident that is said to have taken place in Georgia.
Many individuals have faced criminal charges following allegations of abuse or assault. Domestic violence charges are serious in nature and carry severe penalties should a conviction be obtained. However, in some cases, accusations of such disputes can be exaggerated, leading many to prepare for what comes next by focusing on their defense. A 21-year-old man has recently been charged with battery after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in Georgia.
Arguments among family members can be serious and at times can grow out of control. Although many of these disputes are simply shouting matches, in some cases they might take a turn for the worse. Police are often called out to investigate claims of domestic violence for the safety of everyone involved. A police officer in Georgia was recently arrested under similar circumstances after he allegedly assaulted his wife.
Although domestic violence can have a profound impact on its victims, the effect on those accused of committing violent acts is often ignored, even if that individual has not been found guilty by a jury of his or peers. A Georgia man was recently arrested after allegedly becoming involved in a domestic violence dispute with his ex-girlfriend. When police arrived on the scene, they arrested the man on criminal trespassing and assault charges.
Reports of domestic violence are almost always taken seriously. When winter rolls around, Georgia shelters and resource centers tend to prepare themselves for an increase in calls and victims that they help. As claims of domestic violence incidents rise, it is important for those accused to remain knowledgeable and up-to-date concerning their rights as well.
It is often best to try to work out arguments peacefully inside one's own home, and to try to let cooler heads prevail. However, one argument seems to have led to a man being charged with alleged domestic violence after the death of a 20-year-old Georgia woman.
Trying to keep children well-behaved and acting in a civil manner is often a difficult process for anyone. However, parents need to be careful that the actions they take cannot be considered domestic violence against their children.
The rich and famous are certainly not immune to legal troubles. A former Atlanta Braves All-Star baseball player found that out recently, after he was arrested in his home for domestic violence and charged with battery.
Whenever a young child is killed by someone in the child's family, the defendant can be certain to need a strong defense. When the alleged domestic violence charge names a 13-year-old sister, the various elements of age and potential penalties in the event of conviction require very special defense attention.