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How may someone get for a prolonged domestic violence attach…

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Hi there how long may someone get for a prolonged domestic violence attach while their baby was in his bed asleep first offence for the offender the victim suffered bad bruises to her face,head, arms and skull

Lawyer's Assistant: Are you in the UK or are you in the States?

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Lawyer's Assistant: What action has been taken so far? What's your ideal outcome?

The police as involved the offender is on the run at the moment . I'm hoping for a custodial sentence though not sure that will happen as it is a first offence

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No thsts everything

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Solicitor: Jo C., Barrister replied 1 month ago
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Is this a common assault?

If so, there is no prospect of a custodial sentence I'm afraid. I haven't had full vision of the case but people don't go to prison on first offences until they are grave offences.

I can see aggravating features here but not enough to lead to custody.

Even if it is an ABH it would probably be a community order or a suspended sentence i"m afraid.

I am sorry but I have to give you truthful information.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Jo

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
This was a attack on his child's mother for roughly 4 hours continuously punched and kicked while his child was in the same house he has serious anger problems police have came and took photos of the injuries
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
As this is a serious domestic assault police are treating is very serious
Solicitor: Jo C., Barrister replied 1 month ago

They probably are. Their current policy is to take photographs of injuries.

It is still not going to lead to custody on a first offence.

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