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Question: I recently got arrested for Domestic Violence as a misdemeanor. I have a clean record and never been arrested before. Also the victim isn't pressing charges and it was a misunderstanding. What will my sentence be if I'm going to be currently seeking counseling.

Answer: Domestic violence in Arizona can constitute many things. It can involve assault, battery, false imprisonment, or harassment, and the like. Depending upon the circumstances, the sentence or conviction will differ. Here, the first-time offender status and clean record likely will result in a number of things, it can vary but more often than not though, probation or mandatory counseling is the "sentence" imposed. For more information and to determine whether you have already been "sentenced" please seek legal advice by reaching out to the lawyer referral service. 602-257-4434

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  • I recently got arrested for Domestic Violence as a misdemeanor. I have a clean record and never been arrested before. Also the victim isn't pressing charges and it was a misunderstanding. What will my sentence be if I'm going to be currently seeking counseling.

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