What type of domestic violence cases will Brill Legal Group handle?

The short answer to this question is that the Brill Legal Group handles all domestic violence cases. Domestic violence describes crimes involving people in a romantic relationship, members of the same family, or living in the same household.

In the State of New York, domestic violence cases are also known as family offenses, including committing a violent, threatening crime involving current or former spouses, child(ren), parents, or members of the same family or household. Those who commit a family offense may also be named in an order of protection (restraining order).

Members of the same household or family include:

  • Those related by marriage or related by blood. 
  • Current spouses.
  • Ex-spouses.
  • Co-parents, whether they are or ever have been married or reside together.
  • Individuals currently in or have been in an intimate relationship, whether or not they have lived together.
  • Housemates.
  • Other relatives.

Family offenses/domestic violence includes, but is not limited to:

Depending on the severity of the offense, such as whether or not it is a Class A misdemeanor or a Class C felony, a crime could be punishable by up to fifteen years behind bars and a $5,000 fine. Or there could be other consequences, depending on the nature of the crime. 

Domestic violence is a serious problem; sometimes prosecutors do not get it suitable for various reasons. Contact the Brill Legal Group immediately if you have been charged with a domestic/family violence offense. We discuss your case in-depth and vigorously defend your rights and freedoms against criminal charges.

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