Domestic charges sometimes result when complex family issues get out of control. These cases are handled on a separate docket than other types of criminal cases and often have family law implications (such as divorce and/or custody). If you have been accused of or charged with any type of domestic violence or abuse, having a knowledgeable and skilled lawyer on your side is essential.
At Koffsky & Felsen, LLC, we approach every domestic case with the intention of helping families and domestic partners resolve their issues, while still protecting their rights throughout the criminal proceedings. Our attorneys have a thorough understanding of all of the Connecticut laws that govern domestic violence cases and will take the time to explain your rights to you within the context of the charges you are facing.
In some domestic violence situations, accusations of abuse or assault are false. Alleged victims may make false reports when trying to gain the upper hand in a child custody dispute or divorce situation. These false allegations are extremely serious, as restraining orders or protective orders can be issued and may have a drastic impact on your life. It affects your right to possess firearms, to remain in your home, and sometimes to even see your children. Our firm works tirelessly to investigate each and every case to defend against these allegations and successfully resolve your domestic case.