A graphic picture recently surfaced showing Evelyn Lozada with a large gash on her forehead. The injury was reportedly sustained in a domestic dispute between Lozada and NFL player Chad Johnson last year. Johnson was later arrested on charges of Battery Domestic Violence. He subsequently plead guilty and was placed on probation. More recently, Johnson was jailed at a Probation Revocation hearing after slapping his attorney on the backside in court.
Battery Domestic Violence charges are very serious offenses and are vigorously prosecuted in Las Vegas court. A conviction for Battery Domestic Violence can have devastating and long-lasting effects on a person's personal and professional lives. In addition to huge fines and extensive community service requirements, a conviction for Battery Domestic Violence can bring a sentence of up to six (6) months in jail. A conviction for Battery Domestic Violence can also prevent a person from owning or possessing a firearm and have serious immigration consequences.
If you or someone you know is arrested or charged with Battery Domestic Violence, it is important that you contact a Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney right away. The knowledgeable and experienced Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyers at Brown Law Offices can assist you in analyzing the facts of your case, identifying applicable defenses and providing you with the most aggressive strategy possible to protect your legal rights.