my husband and I are going thru a divorce when these dv charges occured.
Divorce / Separation Lawyer
You could be subject to discipline by the licensing board, although loss of license might be an extreme sanction. Alot depends on whether there is a prior history of domestic violence.
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Employment / Labor Attorney
Have you been contacted by the nursing board?
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
Not that I'm aware of. The nursing board may investigate it, but loss of license is rather extreme.
Be glad you're not an attorney - if a lawyer is convicted of DV, there is a mandatory six month license suspension!
Criminal Defense Attorney
I agree with Mr Lieberman, that this is an issue the Board may look at, but can often be mitigated to protect the license. If you are not already represented by a lawyer and are contacted by the Board, immediately discuss this issue with a lawyer experienced in representing clients before the Board when they are charged with conduct such as this. I suggest that you do some research on the web, at official government pages or at lawyer's websites who deal with these issues, such as our pages at www.nj-criminaldefense.com/CM/Custom/TOCDomesticViolence.asp to learn what can be done to minimize any findings regarding the DV criminal charges.
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