John T. Severe Attorney at Law

715 South Husband, Stillwater, OK 74074


Defending Against Domestic Violence/Assault And Battery Charges In Stillwater

Being accused of a violent crime can bring a stigma that can impact your family life, job, ability to obtain housing and more. A misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence can adversely impact your gun rights under federal law.

When it comes to family violence, domestic abuse, or assault and battery allegations, a disagreement can quickly lead to criminal charges. Often, a domestic violence case involves he said, she said disputes over what occurred. In the volatile area of assault and battery or domestic violence accusations, the knowledge, skills, and experience of your criminal defense lawyer are essential in protecting your future.

Let A Former Prosecutor With 35 Years Of Criminal Law Experience Craft Your Defense

John T. Severe Attorney at Law in Stillwater, Oklahoma, is a premier criminal defense, family law, and divorce lawyer in Stillwater, Oklahoma. John has served the Stillwater area since 1978 and is a consummate trial attorney. We draw on more than 35 years of criminal law experience to achieve results. We outwork the competition and the prosecution to obtain the most favorable result possible in every case.

Domestic abuse matters can be highly complicated. Oklahoma law allows prosecutors to bring domestic violence charges against any person over the age of 13 when allegations of abuse arise, and the alleged victim is legally considered a family or household member. Roommates and former intimate partners are included in the wide definition of household members. The threat of harm may support a criminal charge.

Significant domestic charges can be based on a wide range of allegations, including:

  • Spousal abuse
  • Child abuse
  • Violence against a household member or intimate partner
  • Stalking
  • Harassment
  • Violation of a victim's protective order
  • Assault — the threat or attempt to cause harm
  • Assault and battery — the use of force resulting in harm
  • Felony domestic violence
  • Strangulation or attempted strangulation allegation in an abuse case

Personalized Representation To Protect Your Future

Every criminal case is unique. Your lawyer should recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all method to resolve a charge. You deserve to have a lawyer in your corner who will fully analyze your case and explain your options to protect your future. We are devoted to giving clients the information they need to make the right decisions in assisting with their criminal defense. Our role is to tenaciously safeguard your rights.

To schedule a free initial consultation contact John T. Severe Attorney at Law in Stillwater, Oklahoma, by email or call 405-377-4262.


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