Tucson, AZ asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: My husband was charged with domestic violence against me. Can I see him if I want to?

He was arrested and charged and released. His court date is 3 weeks away and I really want to talk to him. I did not press charges, the state is.

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Craig Orent
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Craig Orent
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: Technically "no". A standard release condition in DV cases is that the defendant (here your husband) have no contact with the alleged victim (you). However, you should contact his lawyer so that he/she can explain your options. In most cases, especially misdemeanor cases, depending on circumstances, contact can be modified.

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