Will I get to see my children if I am convicted of domestic violence in Pennsylvania? VIDEO

Being convicted of a domestic violence offense in Pennsylvania can affect your custody rights and your ability to see your children. Domestic violence offenses, some are specifically included as the list of enumerated offenses per Pennsylvania law that a custody court or family court can consider in making a custody determination. Your partner, the other parent, or person who's involved in the child or children's life can potentially use or leverage your domestic violence conviction against you in custody court.

Domestic violence conviction can definitely have an impact on your right to see your children and other rights also. It's an incredibly serious situation. It is potentially rectifiable. You need an experienced Pennsylvania criminal defense attorney to help you understand and navigate the process and to help to defend against allegations of that nature.

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