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Charged With Domestic Violence?

Domestic Violence Lawyer in Denver

Arrested? Attorney Chris Cessna Is Here for You.

The consequences for a domestic violence case don't come after a conviction—simply being accused of domestic violence can have repercussions. If someone has accused you of domestic abuse, or if you are already facing charges, you need to act now to protect your reputation. Your job and even your living situation could be at stake if you wait to fight the accusations against you.

Domestic Violence Definition & Penalties

Keep in mind that domestic violence isn't confined to spousal or child abuse. Domestic violence is defined as any act, attempted act, or threatened act of violence or harassment against an individual with whom the offender has a close relationship. This could include a spouse, child, roommate, or intimate partner.

A domestic violence conviction can result in any or all of the following penalties:

  • Protective orders issued against you
  • At least 36 hours of domestic violence education and treatment
  • Incarceration
  • Restitution to the victim

Simply put, such charges should not be taken lightly. Your future hangs in the balance and requires the assistance of an aggressive domestic violence attorney.

Attorney Chris Cessna has been representing accused individuals in Denver for over 20 years, all the while maintaining a track record of success. He would be honored to defend you and fight your charges.


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The Consequences of a Protective Order

A protective order—sometimes called a "restraining order"—can be issued against the accused offender even before they are convicted for domestic violence. The order can be temporary, permanent, or based on an emergency situation, but all have serious consequences, often impacting the ones basic freedoms.

Based on the details of the offense, a protective order can:

  • Order the abuser to stop contacting the victims
  • Order the abuser to move out of their home
  • Remove all child custody rights from the abuser
  • Require the abuser to surrender their right to bear firearms
  • Order the abuser to continue making child support or alimony payments

Dealing with such harsh restrictions can be devastating, particularly when your relationship with your loved ones is on the line. Attorney Chris Cessna wants to ensure that you are given the right to a fair trial and can prepare the strong case you need in a court of law. Don’t let domestic violence charges destroy everything you’ve worked so hard to maintain.


Schedule your free consultation with The Law Office of Christopher H. Cessna today to receive counsel from a Denver domestic violence lawyer!


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  • Over 20 Years of Experience

  • Each Case Handled With Personalized Service

  • NHTSA Certified Instructor in Field Sobriety Tests

  • Former Law Enforcement Officer and Prosecutor