Have You Been Accused of Stalking in Phoenix?
domestic violence cases, there could be charges of stalking filed against one individual
who is a family member, ex-spouse or ex-partner or other domestic partner.
This can occur when one individual claims that the other person is "stalking"
them. This is a very serious criminal charge and if you have been arrested
and charged with such an offense, it is critical that you contact a Phoenix
criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and assist you in fighting
to avoid conviction and the resulting jail or prison time.
Stalking carries severe penalties in Arizona; this is a Class 5 Felony
charge. If convicted of the charge, after likely spending time in state
prison, you will now face life as a convicted felon. There are certain
professions you will not be able to engage in; you will likely have restrictions
regarding owning firearms; you may have trouble getting a job due to your
status. These are serious problems and it is crucial that you get a criminal
defense lawyer to immediately engage in a defense strategy on your behalf.
Phoenix Criminal Lawyer for Stalking Defense
If you have been arrested and charged with stalking related to a domestic
situation, you can safely assume that the person accusing you of stalking
has told law enforcement that they fear for their lives and safety. It
may be completely unfounded, but nonetheless you are now faced with the
problem of defending yourself of this felony in court. At the Law Offices
of Anthony Knowles, the legal team is experienced in the defense of such
charges and is prepared to assist clients with an aggressive defense on
their behalf. Each case has individual details and with a complete review
of the details surrounding the charge, the attorney can advise you what
defense strategy will be employed.
In some cases the charges are false, or in others extremely exaggerated.
When a former spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend, roommate or other domestic
partner makes the accusation, there are circumstances in which it is part
of an ongoing disagreement, argument or serious falling-out between the
two that results in legal charges. Whatever the details are surrounding
your charges, what is crucial is that you proceed with an experienced
criminal defense lawyer assisting you throughout the process.
Contact Knowles Law Firm, PLC today.