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Columbus Ohio Domestic Violence Attorneys

Domestic violence can take on many forms. Most people associate domestic abuse with physical violence, but it can also include sexual abuse, emotional abuse, intimidation, economic deprivation, as well as threats of violence.

Columbus Ohio Domestic Violence Abuse Examples

Physical Abuse

  • Striking or hitting
  • Punching or beating
  • Hair pulling
  • Excessive pushing or throwing a person to the ground
  • Ordering attacks from a trained dog

Emotional Abuse

  • Harassment
  • Threats
  • Abusive criticism
  • Putting someone in fear for their safety or life
  • Stalking

Sexual Abuse

  • Sexual coercion
  • Inappropriate or unwanted sexual comments
  • Forced or unwanted sexual acts or advances
  • Physical assault and rape

Child Abuse

  • Child endangerment (when child witnesses the violence)
  • Physical child abuse
  • Emotional child abuse
  • Sexual child abuse

Domestic violence is a serious crime that requires serious legal defense. If you have been accused of a domestic violence crime in Columbus Ohio, you will need a dedicated criminal defense attorney experienced with domestic violence criminal cases. The criminal defense lawyers at Yavitch & Palmer have represented many people accused of domestic violence. Call the Ohio criminal lawyers of Yavitch & Palmer toll-free at 614-224-6142 or use the online form to arrange an appointment today

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