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Baltimore Domestic Violence Attorney

Serving Clients throughout Maryland

Domestic violence is a crime that can have serious repercussions right away. Even being accused can result in protective orders that ban you from your home and keep you away from your loved ones. If this is your situation, you need a Baltimore domestic violence attorney who can fight for you. At The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC, we offer compassionate advocacy that gets results.


Schedule a consultation with our Baltimore domestic violence lawyer by calling (410) 630-4274 or contacting our firm online.


Maryland Domestic Violence Law

Under Maryland law, abuse that occurs between household and family members is a crime known as domestic violence or domestic abuse. The following crimes are considered domestic violence when they occur between people that have a relationship:

  • False imprisonment
  • Child abuse
  • Assault
  • Stalking
  • Abuse of an adult if they are vulnerable
  • Placing a person in imminent fear of serious bodily harm
  • Causing serious bodily harm

To be considered a “vulnerable adult” the person must not be capable of taking care of themselves.

The following are considered to be a household or family member:

  • People who are married
  • Relatives by blood
  • Relatives by adoption
  • Current or former spouses
  • People who live together
  • People who have a child in common
  • Parents
  • Stepparents

Protecting Against Domestic Violence Charges

In Maryland, domestic violence charges can be raised for simply putting someone in fear of their safety; your innocence could be jeopardized because someone thought you wanted to hurt them. In these situations, it is crucial that you get the chance to tell your side of the story and raise doubt about the suspicions against you.

Defenses against domestic violence include:

  • Mistake of fact, such as if the wrong person was accused of the acts in question
  • Self-defense
  • False allegations in order to gain an advantage
  • Consent, such as when two people have a heated argument
  • Lack of proof

Being convicted of a domestic abuse charge can lead to sentences ranging from years in prison to thousands of dollars in fines. Your rights to own a firearm will also be jeopardized.

Let Our Firm Fight for You

Just because you are charged with a criminal offense does not mean you are a criminal. At The Law Office of Mark G. Scheuerman, LLC, our Baltimore domestic violence attorneys help our clients by investigating the circumstances of their arrest and the nature of the charges against them.

As your advocate, we will fight relentlessly to make sure your rights are protected and that you get the best chance at a favorable outcome. Our service has resulted in reduced and even dropped charges for our clients. We are confident in our ability to help you protect your freedom.


Facing charges for domestic violence? Call (410) 630-4274 now to schedule your consultation.


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Happy clients

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