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A domestic violence charge brought by the Portsmouth Police Department is a serious offense. A charge of domestic assault and battery in Rhode Island can possibly subject an individual to up to one year in jail and mandatory domestic violence counseling. With the assistance of an experienced Portsmouth Domestic Violence Lawyer, we can help you stay out of jail, protect your criminal record, and save you thousands of dollars, keep you off of probation, avoid fines, court costs, and classes. Plus, when it comes to domestic violence it is not just your liberty at stake, but also your reputation. No one wants to be labeled “wife-beater” for the rest of their life. To read about our most recent Rhode Island Domestic Violence case victories, visit our Domestic Violence pageHERE.

Contact our Portsmouth Domestic Violence Lawyers
at 401-228-8271 or CLICK HERE

Portsmouth is a large town located on the north end of Aquidneck Island with a population in excess of 17,000 and an aggressive and dedicated police force. Both the Police Department and the Portsmouth Prosecution aggressively investigate and prosecute domestic violence charges in Portsmouth, RI. One other factor contributing to increasing arrest rates are Rhode Island's mandatory domestic violence arrest laws which force the Portsmouth Police to make many arrests which, if left to their discretion, would not me made. These situations create cases which can be effectively navigated and disposed of with the skill and expertise of a Rhode Island Domestic Violence Lawyer.

Portsmouth Police Domestic Violence Court Location:
Newport District Court
45 Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840
Clerk's Office Phone: 401-841-8350

Portsmouth Police Department
2270 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Police Department Phone: 401-683-0300
Police Department Website: Website

- Portsmouth Police Department Website
- Local News
- Information on RI Batters' Intervention Programs

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