Domestic Violence Information

Facing a Domestic Violence charge can be stressful. It is a cause for concern, but not for despair.John Barrera and his legal team can help. We have several years of experience in successfullydefending individuals facing the same charged you face today. Call today for a free consultation.

Penalties for Domestic Violence Offenses include:
First Offense Misdemeanor Up to 6 months in jail and up to a $1,000 fine
Second Offense Misdemeanor within 10 years Up to 1 year in jail and up to a $2,000 fine
Third Offense within 15 years is a Felony up to 5 years in prison and up to a $5,000 fine
*If victim is traumatically injured; you could face up to a $10,000 fine and 10 years in prison
*If violence is alleged to have taken place in the presence of a child, your penalties can be doubled
*The Court may order a domestic violence evaluation as well as a no contact order with alleged victim

Hiring an experienced attorney is the best way to ensure you are properly defended.
• We have  over 8 years of experience in criminal law handling thousands of criminal cases
throughout Idaho
• Clients receive regular communication regarding court dates and case events

Challenge your Domestic Violence Charge. You may have options. Here are ways that the Barrera Legal Group team may be able to help you win your case:
• Self Defense
• Defense of others
• Provocation
• Unintentional
• Conflicting or false allegations
• Lack of witnesses
• Reasonable Doubt
• Injuries were self-inflicted
• Constitutional rights violations
• & Many More Defenses

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