Douglasville, GA asked in Domestic Violence and Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: I was the victim of a domestic dispute&clearly injured. The cops came& I ended up charging& arrested. What should I do?

Neighbor and I got into an altercation where I was the victim and was injured. I called the cops and they came and got statements from me and him as well as his parents who lived across the street. They sided with him even though saw me pinned on the ground in a puddle of wood glue he had thrown. Whatever was said was enough for them to feel justified in charging me with battery family violence. They didn't care that I had video footage or that I was injured. As a result a series of unfortunate events occurred that included a restraining order placed on me by my neighbor that conveniently didn't disclose the fact that we were neighbors. So wasn't able to go home 4 thirty days. Another event that occurred after the arrest was a almost deadly one. My neighbors employee was my roommate and he felt because he was paying his employees rent he had right2b here. He ended up almost killing me fracturing my ribs and choking me2near death. That's just some of it. What's the best way to proceed?

2 Lawyer Answers
Ellaretha Coleman
Ellaretha Coleman
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  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: You need to hire an attorney who can advise you on the specifically on the best way to proceed based on the specific facts of your case.

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Homer P Jordan IV
Homer P Jordan IV
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  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: The best way to proceed is to work with an attorney who can review your case in detail and provide you with guidance specific to your case.

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