Domestic Violence Defense

Need a Racine or Kenosha Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer?

Cafferty & Scheidegger, S.C., represents individuals charged with domestic violence, assault and other offenses related to family violence in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Domestic violence charges can range from different levels of misdemeanors to felonies, depending upon the severity of the offense and whether it is the first offense. Prosecutors take these types of crimes very seriously. A first offense misdemeanor domestic violence charge can result in up to one year in jail. Felonies are punishable by at least one year in prison, fines, or both.

Why Work With Cafferty & Scheidegger?

Our firm has earned a reputation for integrity and hard work on behalf of our clients. We are often able to pursue strategies that can help a DV offender stay out of jail, upon successful completion of special programs and probation. Our first priority is to challenge everything about the prosecutor’s case and work toward finding an option that will help you avoid a conviction.

We handle every type of domestic violence charge, including cases involving:

  • Violations of restraining orders and no contact orders
  • Stalking and harassment
  • Domestic assault, battery
  • Child abuse and neglect
  • Sexual abuse

Contact an Experienced Racine and Kenosha Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with domestic violence, don’t wait. Contact us at our office to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced domestic violence attorney right away. You are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at 262-632-5000.

Why Choose Cafferty


Free Consultation

From our offices in Racine and Kenosha Wisconsin, the criminal defense lawyers at Cafferty & Scheidegger defend the rights of people charged with state and federal criminal offenses throughout Southeastern Wisconsin (Racine, Kenosha, Walworth). If you or a loved one is charged with a crime, contact us today to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Racine federal criminal defense attorney right away. For urgent matters, you are welcome to call or text us 24 hours a day at ‪(262) 632-5000.


We Defend You

The attorneys at Cafferty & Scheidegger have excellent knowledge of the state and federal court system throughout Southeastern Wisconsin. They are aggressive trial lawyers that are recognized for integrity and hard work. Our law firm’s strength lies in our exceptional pre-trial investigation and case preparation. We come to the prosecutor’s office prepared with the facts and ready to help you get the best possible outcome for your charges. Our priority is always to keep you out of jail and avoid a conviction on your record, whenever possible.

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Proven Experience

The dedication of the team at Cafferty & Scheidegger to client service and their record of success has earned them listings as Wisconsin Super Lawyer® from 2008 through 2022. In addition, their reputation for high standards has earned them an AV Distinguished rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Cafferty & Scheidegger is backed by more than 28 years of trial skills and courtroom experience.

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