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Articles Tagged with domestic violence

“Don’t turn it into a federal case.”  You’ve may have heard that saying, understanding it means making something more serious than it should be.  An indictment and charges in federal court are actually very serious.  Media Is Domestic Violence a Federal Offensereporting in Charlotte has left some to ask, “Is domestic violence a Federal Offense?”

While that may be the case in Charlotte, it’s reasonable to ask, “Is that true in eastern North Carolina and the OBX too?  Will all US Attorney offices in North Carolina start prosecuting federal offenses related to DV charges?”

Local Charlotte TV station WSOCTV reports that Andrew Murray, the United States Attorney appointed by President Trump as the chief prosecutor in the federal court system in the Western District of North Carolina, is considering whether federal charges may also be appropriate in certain circumstances.

OBX criminal charges involving allegations of “domestic violence” are OBX Domestic Violence Chargesserious and often warrant legal representation by an experienced criminal lawyer.

Given the possible consequences of a conviction for assault on a female, communicating threats, or a felony assault such as assault by strangulation, it is imperative to speak with a criminal lawyer without delay.

DV charges can be a complicated mix of emotions, civil actions relating to some form of restraining order, and answering formal criminal charges – Danny Glover, OBX Lawyer 

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