Sadly, false accusations of domestic violence are not uncommon in Virginia. These accusations usually are made in connection with an acrimonious divorce, a child custody battle, or simply an emotional breakup. Both men and women can be falsely accused of domestic assault or similar charges, often by spouses or partners who wish to have an advantage in court or who have acted out of spite or resentment.
These false accusations can leave you reeling. However, it is vital that you take action immediately to protect yourself. Here are five things to do as soon as you are falsely accused of domestic abuse in Virginia:
Do you need to speak with a Virginia Beach domestic assault lawyer? At the Law Offices of Lori A. Michaud, we understand the seriousness of your situation and know what to do to protect your rights and your reputation. We offer those falsely accused of domestic violence a free, no-obligation meeting to discuss your case and your legal options. Call today.
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