Domestic Assault in the 1st Degree
A person commits the offense of Domestic Assault in the First Degree if he or she attempts to kill or knowingly causes or attempts to cause serious physical injury to a domestic victim.
The offense of Domestic Assault in the First Degree is a Class B Felony unless the person inflicts serious physical injury on the victim, in which case it is a Class A Felony.
You want to find an attorney that has experience handling these types of cases. Domestic Assault cases often involve a much deeper understanding then what the police report shows. Often times the Defendant has suffered from abuse whether physical or verbal from the victim. Also, the victim is sometimes motivated to bring charges against the Defendant in order to get the upper hand in a domestic lawsuit. The attorney’s at Miller & Hine have experience handling these types of cases.