Domestic Violence Assault and Battery

Domestic Violence Richmond, Michigan, Domestic Violence Lawyer

During the 22 years of his law enforcement career, Attorney Dennis J. Rickert responded to many simple assault and domestice violence complaints with many of them resulting in arrests of the offenders. Today, he handles domestic violence claims both by helping abused individuals file personal protection orders (PPO) and by providing defense for those accused.

If you believe you are in imminent danger you should find a safe place and call 911 right away. If you are not in imminent danger or if you have been charged with domestic violence, you can discuss your case with Attorney Rickert during a free initial consultation by calling 586-727-3355 or by contacting his offices online.

Filing Personal Protection Orders against Domestic Violence

When you file a personal protection order the court orders the abuser to stay away from you, your home and your place of work. The initial order is temporary and can be challenged by the other party at a hearing. At this hearing, the order will either be rescinded or it will be extended for six months to one year.

A former police officer, Dennis J. Rickert has much experience dealing with abusive relationships. As a lawyer, he has handled many domestic violence cases in conjunction with divorce and other family law issues.

Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges

Being charged with domestic violence often means you have to quickly find a new place to live. If you have children, you will have trouble being able to see them. And if your case is particularly severe, you may also face charges of aggravated assault, battery or other violent crimes. If you face charges of assault and battery or domestic violence you need to discuss your case with an experience criminal defense attorney immediately. Dennis J. Rickert will assist you in resolving your matter after discussing the options you have when facing such charges. These include conducting a full jury trial, pleading to a lesser offense, or deferring your charge for a period of time with the end result being a dismissal of all charges.

Attorney Rickert will personally handle every aspect of your case himself. He provides each client with the dedicated service they deserve. He will fight for your rights and provide you with the professional representation you deserve. To discuss domestic violence during a free initial consultation, call 586-727-3355 or contact his office online.

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