Cases involving allegations of “Assault-Family Violence” (domestic assault) present unique psychological, emotional and external factors, which are not to present in the normal criminal case. Also, these cases are further complicated by the relationship between the parties and the dynamic of their underlying situation. It is not uncommon for innocent people to be arrested and convicted of domestic violence as such charges often stem from jealously, anger, intoxication, or a desire to “win” an argument or gain a more favorable position in a divorce or child custody dispute. Moreover, the collateral consequences associated with this offense are beyond what the average person could imagine. Therefore, if you or a loved one has been arrested for domestic violence, or believe that you may be facing a charge relating to family violence, do not make the mistake of thinking that this is a personal matter; call the Law Office of Christopher W. Simpkins to speak with a dedicated criminal defense attorney with the knowledge and experience to protect your rights and help guide you through this most difficult time. Criminal defense attorney Christopher Simpkins has successfully defended numerous clients against allegations of family violence and I take pride in providing my clients with the personalized attention and through preparation that their cases deserves. At the Law Offices of Christopher W. Simpkins we take pride in providing my clients with outstanding legal representation and will take the time to ensure you fully understand the proceedings and listen to your personal situation and prepare a proactive an effective defense to the charges tailored to your situation. If you are loved one is facing charges for domestic violence, politely assert your right to remain silent and contact the Law Office of Christopher Simpkins to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation and how we can help. {read more button}—separate landing page discussing collateral consequences and protective orders