Baltimore County & Towson Domestic Violence Lawyer | Criminal Defense.
We Will Strive To Resolve Your Case Reasonably And Quickly. If That Does Not Happen, We Will Fight For You Until Hell Freezes Over, And Then On The Ice.
The Law Offices of Amar S. Weisman represents both victims of domestic violence and individuals accused of perpetrating domestic violence. Our domestic violence practice includes entering cases in the Circuit Court and the District Court because both courts have jurisdiction over domestic violence cases. Each action for a protective order begins with the filing of a Petition For Protection from Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, or Vulnerable Adult Abuse.
Services Provided to Victims of Domestic Violence In Baltimore County and the State of Maryland.
The first step in assessing a potential domestic violence matter is to determine whether the person eligible for relief should seek a protective order or a peace order. Protective orders can be sought against relatives, a spouse, an ex-spouse, or an individual with whom you have a child. The next step is to determine whether there are grounds to pursue a protective order. Under the Maryland Domestic Violence Act, one must establish an imminent fear of bodily harm based on a objective/subjective hybrid standard that is nuanced but well understood by Amar S. Weisman.
Elements of the Domestic Violence Case For the District Courts Located In Catonsville, Essex, and Towson.
On the other hand, there are certain overt elements that can cement the case for obtaining a protective order: Shooting the victim with a gun, Stabbing the victim, Biting the victim , Hitting (with an object), Shoving the victim, raping the victim, kicking the victim, Strangling the victim, Choking the victim, punching the victim with a fist, Shoving the victim, and slapping the victim. Matters become more complicated when dealing with “threats” of domestic violence in the absence of physical evidence. When prosecuting a domestic violence action, the attorney gathers properly admissible evidence including photographs, hospital records, police reports, telephone records, and live witnesses (including compelling court appearances by way of subpoena).
The Law Offices of Amar S. Weisman Also Defends Indivdiuals Accused of Domestic Violence In Peace Order/Protective Order Proceedings In Baltimore County.
Being accused of domestic violence can be devastating. Having a temporary or final protective order entered against you can result in your loss of child custody, displacement from home, mandatory financial payments, and having a damaging public record available for everyone to see with a simple Maryland Judiciary Case Search. As an attorney, Amar S. Weisman identifies weaknesses in the narrative against you, cross-examines witnesses, and locates and introduces the most effective defensive evidence.
Call (410) 321-4994 For a Consultation With Towson Divorce & Child Custody Family Lawyer Amar S. Weisman.
Please Call (410) 321-4994 to schedule a Free Consultation. The purpose of the consultation is to decide whether you want to hire Amar S. Weisman. To obtain legal services, you must pay a retainer, see Policy on Fees/Costs. The law firm is next to The Circuit Court for Baltimore County, at 305 Allegheny Avenue, Towson, MD, 21204. We represent clients throughout the Baltimore area including Aberdeen. Abingdon, Bel Air, Bowleys Quarters, Catonsville, Cockeysville, Edgewood, Essex, Lutherville, Owings Mills, Parkville, Perry Hall, Rosedale, Sparrows Point, Timonium, Towson, Westminster and White Marsh.
Domestic Violence Blog Postings By Amar S. Weisman
- Domestic Violence and Unmarried Couples: Dealing With the Issues
- The Complications Surrounding Child Custody and Domestic Violence Issues in Maryland
- Domestic Violence Final Protective Orders
- Domestic Violence: Are You Being Threatened?
- Maryland Woman Accuses Sister Of Domestic Violence
- Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services Inmate Locator
- Baltimore County Police Department News.
- Baltimore County Police Department