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Have You Been Accused Of Domestic Violence?

Have You Been Accused Of Domestic Violence?

Being charged with domestic violence or domestic assault can be the beginning of a nightmare that is hard to believe. These cases can begin with a false accusation or the police misunderstanding the situation they are dealing with.

No matter how these cases begin, the reality is that anyone charged with domestic assault can find him or herself facing a life that has been turned upside down. Most people are released through a conditional order of release. These orders generally serve many of the same purposes as orders of protection. Both of these types of orders place very serious restrictions on what a person can and cannot do. Violation of the terms of these orders can result in additional criminal charges.

Some of the common conditions that are part of an order of protection or conditional order of release include:

  • Inability to return to a domicile that is shared with the alleged victim
  • No contact with the victim (in person, telephone, mail, email, text message, third party)
  • Inability to possess or use firearms even for hunting
  • No drugs or alcohol use
  • No contact with children in some cases


Having to live with these conditions can be just the beginning. The conditions of an order of protection can last for several years. A conviction can result in your not being able to possess a firearm ever again. Further, without a strong defense to help you secure the best possible outcome, you may face jail and other serious consequences.

Decades Of Experience Fighting For Our Clients

At Fendley Law, our firm is committed to providing our clients with the highly effective defense they need to help protect them against a domestic assault conviction and the penalties that carries. Our firm brings together more than 45 years of combined experience. Founding attorney Mart Fendley is AV* Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been a board-certified civil trial lawyer since 1994. He is joined by his son, attorney Jacob Fendley; his daughter, attorney Elizabeth (Liz) Fendley; and attorney Joshua Etson. Our firm offers a strong defense from generations of lawyers who understand what is at risk for our clients. Beyond the difficulty of living under the conditions of an order of protection or a conditional order of release, domestic assault carries a social stigma and we help our clients fight to protect their futures and their reputations.

Domestic Violence Defense Attorneys Serving Montgomery County And The Surrounding Areas

Domestic assault charges are often he said/she said situations. Let us help make sure your side of the story is heard. Turn to Fendley Law. To schedule a free initial consultation, call 931-245- HELP (4357) or contact us online.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general practice standards.

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