Domestic Violence Attorney in New York City
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If you have been arrested for domestic violence, it is imperative that
you secure the immediate representation of the Law Office of Mark A. Bederow,
P.C. Domestic violence is defined as incidents between family members,
spouses, and individuals who live together or have been intimate with
each other. Allegations of this offense are treated extremely seriously
by law enforcement and New York prosecutors. It would be within your best
interests to secure supportive assistance from our criminal defense attorney
in New York City.
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Charges that may fall under domestic violence include
assault, child abuse,
sexual assault, harassment, and criminal contempt. Allegations of domestic violence must
be carefully scrutinized by a defense counsel due to the fact that these
cases often arise out of emotional circumstances. Defense of domestic
violence charges require tactful advocacy and careful investigation. Contact
our New York City domestic violence attorney for guidance.
How a Conviction Can Affect You
In certain circumstances, a vigorous defense at trial is not only required
but the best course of action. Put simply, cases involving family members
probably have a higher rate of fabrication than any other type of case.
Therefore, it is critical to have a knowledgeable and experienced counsel
on your side when you face these serious charges.
The consequences of a domestic violence arrest or conviction can be severe.
Not only might you face jail time, but you will likely be subjected to
an order of protection restricting your ability to be around the alleged
victim. You may face negative collateral consequences, such as having
the arrest used against you in divorce proceedings or in custody disputes
involving children. You may also face personal and professional consequences,
which result from the negative stigma of being brandished "an abuser."
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Defense of domestic violence cases require a counsel who understands how
to assess the strength of a case, a counsel who is capable of conducting
a thorough investigation, and a counsel who, if necessary, is a skilled
trial attorney (particularly in the area of cross-examination).
Mr. Bederow successfully prosecuted domestic violence cases while he was a Manhattan
prosecutor, and he has successfully defended such cases as a New York City
criminal defense attorney. He has successfully tried domestic violence cases before juries
both as a prosecutor and in private practice. If you believe you might
be arrested for domestic violence, or if you have been arrested, call
the Law Office of Mark A. Bederow, P.C. to discuss your situation.
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Examples of some of Mr. Bederow's successes include the following:
- He secured an acquittal after a trial in Manhattan for a banking executive
accused of sexually assaulting and beating his girlfriend.
- He gained a dismissal of all charges against an NYPD Captain accused of
assaulting his wife.
- Mr. Bederow represented a nurse who was arrested for felony child abuse
in Queens for allegedly striking her daughter with a belt and electrical
cord. After extensive negotiation, all charges were dismissed and sealed.
- He obtained a dismissal and sealing of all charges against a New York City
teacher who was falsely accused of assaulting his girlfriend. Mr. Bederow
presented investigative findings, which exposed the lack of credibility
of the complaining witness to the Manhattan District Attorney, who allowed
the case to be dismissed and sealed.
- He gained a dismissal and sealing of all charges against a movie cameraman
who was falsely accused of assaulting his live-in girlfriend. After Mr.
Bederow presented findings to the Manhattan District Attorney that proved
the complaining witness was lying, the District Attorney agreed to dismiss the case.
- Mr. Bederow secured a dismissal and sealing of all charges on two separate
criminal complaints about a client who was falsely accused of assaulting
- He obtained a dismissal and sealing of all charges against a business owner
who was accused of assaulting his wife. The allegations were made during
a pending divorce.
- He obtained a dismissal of all charges against a financial executive and
public figure accused of assaulting his wife and trespassing in Westchester
County. These allegations were made during a contentious divorce proceeding.
- He secured a dismissal and sealing of all charges against a New York City
employee accused of assaulting his girlfriend. After we presented findings
that proved the complaining witness was lying, the Bronx District Attorney
moved to dismiss the case.
- He represented a student who was accused of burglary and assault for allegedly
breaking into his girlfriend's apartment and assaulting another man.
After presenting the Manhattan District Attorney with findings that proved
the complaining witness was not a credible witness, the case was resolved
with a non-criminal disposition.