How can a student defend a domestic violence charge?

A college student can best defend a domestic violence offense by taking the necessary precautions. Whether the charge is being addressed by the college or university or by local law enforcement, do not speak to the school, do not speak to campus police. Do not speak to law enforcement or anyone, for that matter, without taking the necessary precautions. You should speak to your parents, however, you should let them know what's going on. An experienced attorney advisor should be involved from the start of the process. They can help navigate the process and can help protect an accused student's rights and interests. Evidence that can dispute the allegations can be various and would need to be analyzed and presented at the given time. Text messages, social media posts, pictures, videos, expert reports, all of these steps can be taken to potentially dispute the allegations. An experienced attorney adviser needs to be involved at the start of the process to help potentially obtain the most favorable outcome.

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