Des Moines Domestic Violence Lawyer

Polk County Attorney for Spousal Abuse and Family Violence Charges Throughout Central Iowa

Domestic assault, also known as domestic violence, is a type of assault charge in which the people involved in the case are either within the same family or have an established relationship, such as a boyfriend and girlfriend. The courts take domestic violence charges very seriously, but the criminal penalties for domestic assault conviction go beyond just fines or jail time. If you are convicted, you could also lose custody of your children and be prevented from returning to your home at all.

With so much at stake, you want an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. The law office of Timothy M. Duffy, P.C., defends individuals accused of criminal domestic assault charges throughout central Iowa. With more than 25 years of experience, attorney Timothy M. Duffy will help you build a strong defense against the charges and consequences you face.

Experienced Defense to Handle These Emotionally Sensitive Cases

Domestic assault and cases of family violence are often emotionally driven. Many times the issue comes down to one person's word against the other's. We understand the sensitivity with which these cases must be handled. Attorney Duffy will sort through all the evidence, including police reports or witness statements that are available, to build an effective strategy in your criminal defense.

It is important to remember that domestic assault charges are not limited to physical violence. No actual physical contact may have occurred, but you may still be under investigation for mental or emotional abuse.

Whatever your circumstances, we provide the experienced and aggressive defense you need to protect your rights and freedom, especially in those situations where custody may be at stake. Attorney Duffy will pursue every opportunity or inconsistency to have your charges dismissed. If the case against you seems strong, we will do everything we can to minimize the consequences you face and negotiate the best possible plea deal.

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your domestic assault case with an experienced Des Moines domestic violence attorney. You can reach us at 888-815-3584 during regular business hours or via e-mail at any time. We take most major credit cards and offer payment plans for your convenience.