Domestic Violence (DV) does not necessarily mean actual violence but includes a number of other forms of abuse and behaviour between adults who have been or are currently in the same family or a relationship. DV can include:
- Assault and Violence
- Harassment and stalking
- Sexual abuse
- Psychological or Emotional abuse
- Controlling behaviour such as blackmail or financial pressure.
Courts treat DV cases as being exceptionally serious and sentences will tend to reflect this however the maximum sentence will be determined on a case by case basis.
If you are accused of Domestic Violence you should seek legal advice immediately.
It is vital that you receive the best advice possible and provide as much detail of the facts of your case as you can to ensure the right result for you.
MK Law is on hand to help you through all stages of the process.