What Constitutes Domestic Violence?

If you are facing charges or merely the threat of them, you may wonder, "What constitutes domestic violence?" In Colorado, domestic violence includes any crime against a person with whom you have had an intimate relationship. This includes individuals you may or may not live with such as a spouse or girlfriend/boyfriend. Domestic violence crimes include the following:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Stalking
  • Harassment, including via phone, text or social media
  • Violations of restraining orders

Penalties for a conviction vary in these cases, but often include jail time. It also will become a part of your criminal record, which can affect employment and other future prospects.

Aggressive Representation From A Denver Domestic Battery Charge Attorney

If you have been accused of domestic violence, you need a strong lawyer to represent you. Ron Houg, provides aggressive representation to clients in these situations. He will thoroughly investigate your case, closely examining the evidence and hiring an investigator to look into the victim’s background.

As a former prosecutor and attorney with nearly 20 years of experience, he has the knowledge and skill to navigate your case through the legal process. He understands the penalty structure for these cases and knows when a plea offer is good and when to advocate for a better outcome at trial.

Contact Ron Houg

For a free initial consultation, call 720-575-1834 or fill out the online contact form. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with evening and weekend hours by appointment. Attorney Houg charges a flat fee for services and accepts all major credit cards.