Last August, Chad Johnson, receiver for the Miami Dolphins, was charged with domestic violence against his wife, Evelyn Lozada.
While out to dinner, Lozada questioned her husband about a recent purchase he had made. The conversation escalated into an argument, which continued until they arrived home, where Johnson head-butted his wife as their car sat in the driveway. She was sent to the hospital for a cut on her forehead.
Johnson was charged with simple battery, domestic violence.
According to A.R.S. § 13-3601(A), domestic violence means any act which is a dangerous crime and:
Domestic violence is prosecuted harshly in the state of Arizona, and anyone facing charges will suffer severe consequences.
Criminal Defense Attorney