If you’re known as a “batterer”, you’ll know it’s not exactly a great title. However, if you’re charged with domestic battery, the stigma and damage to your reputation should be the least of your worries.
When lawyers and law enforcement officers talk about penalties for crimes, jail is usually the first option mentioned. Realistically, though, focusing in on the law’s recommendation for jail time gives an incomplete look at the real penalties for crimes. A number of different crimes will warrant penalties that will affect you not [..]