Violation of a 50b domestic violence protective order lawyer in charlotte, north carolina

If you have been charged with violating a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order, you need the counsel of a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer who is dedicated to achieving the best result possible.  A knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense attorney knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction for Violation of a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order.  David Q. Burgess, who is available for a free consultation at (704) 377-9800 in Charlotte, is a dedicated, knowledgeable, and experienced criminal defense lawyer who knows what the State must prove and the consequences of a conviction for Violation of a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order.

In order to prove you violated a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order, the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you violated a valid 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order.  Violation of a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order is generally a Class A1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 150 days except that it can be a felony under certain circumstances.

It is a Class H felony where either (1) the defendant has been convicted of two violations of a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order, (2) while in possession of a deadly weapon on or about your person or within close proximity to your person, the defendant has violates a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order by failing to stay away from a place, or a person, as so directed under the terms of the 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order or (3) the defendant entered property operated as a safe house or haven for victims of domestic violence where a person protected under the 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order is residing, regardless of whether the person protected under the order is present on the property.  A Class H felony is punishable by up to 25 to 33 months followed by a 9 month period of post-release supervision by a probation officer.

If the defendant committed a felony by engaging in conduct prohibited by a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order, the defendant is guilty of a felony one class higher than the felony that was committed in violation of the order.

If you have been charged with Violation of a 50B Domestic Violence Protective Order, call David Q. Burgess for a free consultation at (704) 377-9800.