Prosecution Tactics in Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence has serious implications for victims and their families. Unfortunately, many domestic violence cases are handled improperly by prosecutors and other court officials who may rely on unfair tactics in order to secure convictions.  Understanding these tactics and how they might be used is… read more

What Happens When a Domestic Violence Victim Doesn’t Want to Press Charges in Pennsylvania?

You might assume that you do not need to worry about a criminal conviction if a domestic violence victim does not want to press charges. However, that is not always the case. Even without a domestic violence victim’s cooperation, you could be convicted of domestic… read more

Can a Domestic Violence Charge Be Dropped?

It can be stressful to be charged with domestic violence. In some cases, domestic violence charges arise out of misunderstandings, and the alleged victims might want the charges to be dropped. Even if the alleged victim in your case doesn’t want to press charges or… read more

How Do You Prove a Domestic Violence Case?

Domestic violence cases can sometimes be challenging for prosecutors to prove. These cases might lack enough evidence or have recalcitrant witnesses. Many of the situations that lead to domestic violence cases happen in private and have no other witnesses other than the accused person and… read more