Aggravated Domestic Violence Penalties
Aggravated Domestic Violence Penalties | Felony Domestic Violence, Assault Defense Lawyer
Aggravated Domestic Violence (Felony) Penalties
Domestic Violence Charges are raised to Aggravated Domestic Violence Charges (Felony) when a person is accused of a Domestic Violence crime within 7 years or 84 months of a Conviction for a prior Misdemeanor Domestic Violence crime.
Convictions for Domestic Violence Charges or Domestic Assault Charges in Arizona are severe. The sentencing increases in severity for repeat Aggravated Domestic Violence offenses. Felony Convictions in Arizona carry prison sentencing, along with other harsh penalties.
I. First Aggravated Domestic Violence Offense in 7 Years:
Aggravated Domestic Violence offenses are considered a Class Five Felony. Convictions will expose the defendant to prison sentencing. Aggravated Domestic Violence conviction sentences include:
- 1 to 4 years in prison, and;
- From $750 up to $150,000 in fines;
- Education or Counseling Program for Domestic Violence or Anger Management;
- Fees, Costs, and Assessments;
- Other penalties ordered by the court if deemed necessary including probation, community service, and/or restitution.
II. Second Aggravated Domestic Violence Offense in 7 Years:
A person convicted of two prior violations of a domestic violence offenses in the last 7 years (84 months), is not eligible for probation, pardon, suspension of sentence; reduction of sentencing; or release; on any other basis until the person has served a 4 month jail term.
III. Third Aggravated Domestic Violence Offense in 7 Years:
A person convicted of three or more domestic violence offenses convictions with the last 7 years (84 months) is not eligible for probation, pardon, suspension of sentence; reduction of sentencing; or release; on any other basis until the person has served an 8 months jail term.
Felony Domestic Violence | Assault Defense Lawyer Tempe AZ
Aggravated domestic violence charges, are very serious, and are considered to be crimes against victims involving physical harm or injury in Arizona. The Prosecution egregiously pursues convictions for Felony Domestic Violence and Aggravated Domestic Violence Assaults. If convicted a person will be exposed to long term prison sentences. If you face such criminal charges, it will be necessary to retain an experienced domestic violence defense attorney to represent you. Your chances of getting any favorable outcome or mitigated sentencing will increase with a qualified and effective criminal defense attorney in Maricopa County. The Law Office of James Novak defends Felony Domestic Violence Charges frequently. James Novak, Attorney at Law, is a former prosecutor in Maricopa County and has a vast amount of trial experience. He provides exclusive DUI & Criminal Defense Representation for charges in Tempe, Phoenix, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale, AZ and surrounding cities. Call today for your Free Consultation with James Novak, experienced DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney in Maricopa County. Call now for your free consultation at (480) 413-1499.
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