Felony domestic violence charges are usually the result of the same kind of scenarios as misdemeanor charges, with the only difference being the severity of the injuries inflict or the involvement of a weapon. A misdemeanor charge can sometimes be raised to a felony charge if it is discovered that a theft was committed in connection to the domestic violence case.
When facing domestic violence charges, it is important to hire a private criminal defense attorney with experience defending domestic violence cases in your state. Manhattan criminal defense attorney Paul D. Petrus, Jr. has the experience and expertise needed to represent your domestic violence case. If you have been charged with domestic violence in New York, contact Paul D. Petrus, Jr. through his website or by phone at 212-564-2440 for a free consultation.