Domestic Trespassing Giving You a Fighting Chance

Domestic Trespassing in Rhode Island

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If you have been arrested for domestic trespassing in Rhode Island, you may be facing serious penalties, such as extensive jail sentences and expensive fines. Additionally, it’s mandatory to enroll in domestic violence counseling. If it’s your second domestic violence offense, you will face a mandatory jail sentence if you are convicted.

At The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq., our Rhode Island domestic violence lawyer is prepared to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom. Over the years, he has accumulated an exceptional track record of success, helping his clients obtain the outcomes they desire.

Penalties for Domestic Trespassing

According to R.I.G.L. §11-44-26, it is unlawful for someone, who has no legitimate purpose for their presence, to enter or remain upon the property of a family or household member. In order to prove your case, the prosecutor must establish that there was a domestic relationship between you and the property owner, there was no reason to enter or remain on the property, and you were given an advanced notice that you are not allowed on the property.

The following are the penalties based on the number of domestic trespassing offense committed:

  • Maximum prison sentence of one year
  • A fine of up to $1,000
  • Mandatory attendance and completion of domestic violence counseling
  • Domestic No Contact Order, which prohibits the defendant from contacting the complaining witness both directly and indirectly

If the defendant violated a lawful restraining order, due to The Domestic Violence Prevention Act, additional penalties may apply.

Let Our RI Domestic Violence Lawyer Fight for You

When you’re facing these type of penalties, it’s imperative to speak with an experienced, skilled and trustworthy attorney. Our founding attorney Tom Thomasian and his team can use his comprehensive knowledge of the state legal system and court proceedings to help you get your life back on track. Do not risk inadequate legal representation and hire our RI domestic violence lawyer to have your back inside and outside of court.

Contact his Rhode Island defense firm and schedule a free consultation today.

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