Domestic Criminal Trespass

What does Domestic Criminal Trespass Mean?

Domestic Criminal Trespass is a unique crime in North Carolina that can be charged at both the misdemeanor and felony level. It is important to understand the specific aspects of this charge and how it can affect your rights. At Greenwood Law, we have the experience and ability to navigate the consequences of any person charged with domestic criminal trespass in North Carolina and we will zealously advocate for you throughout the entire process.

Charged with Domestic Criminal Trespass in North Carolina?

Domestic criminal trespass can be charged when a person goes to the residence of a current or former spouse when forbidden by that spouse. There must be evidence that the two parties are no longer living together. While criminal trespass in North Carolina is a Class 2 Misdemeanor, domestic criminal trespass is punishable as a Class 1 Misdemeanor, which is more severe.

If you are charged with domestic criminal trespass, it is imperative to hire an experienced attorney in order to defend you and avoid potential consequences. The attorneys at Greenwood Law are capable of handling every aspect of a case involving trespass and we will guide you every step of the way.

Fighting for the Defendant’s Rights Throughout North Carolina

These are serious charges. You have the right to a lawyer. Lawyers know how to present cases to District Attorneys and to the Court. You also have the right to a fair trial, and you are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

If you’re facing domestic criminal trespass charges in Winston-Salem, throughout Forsyth County or elsewhere in the Triad, contact our law firm, Greenwood Law, by calling 336-661-8788. Schedule your free initial consultation over the phone or by using this online contact form. Remember: The best offense starts with a good defense. Call today to start protecting your rights immediately.