Assault, Battery, Simple Battery, are a few of the charges for domestic violence. A charge for domestic violence is subject to harsh penalties and can include increased jail time, intensive anger/violence counseling, loss of your right to carry or possess a firearm, and restrictions from contacting your family. Domestic violence charges can substantially affect your ability to maintain or obtain a job, find housing, and live your life. There are specific ways to approach a charge of domestic violence. Contact my office for a free evaluation of your case and ways to handle a domestic violence arrest.