There are several areas of law that have overlapping issues and various types of attorneys. As an example, if you and your significant other were to get into a physical altercation in front of your child, you would trigger several areas of law. It is very important to understand what kind of attorney you need so that you can find the right attorney for you.
Being charged with a domestic violence criminal charge can be a very emotional experience, particularly because of the relationship between parties involved. It is important to understand how someone can be charged with a domestic violence charge and what the potential penalties are, since they are different than non-domestic violence charges.
One scenario that I see play out all of the time is this: