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Professional wrestler Jerry Lawler apprehended in Memphis

Domestic violence charges were recently filed against Jerry Lawler, also known as “The King,” and his girlfriend after they were apprehended by authorities in Memphis, Tennessee, ABC News reported on June 17.

According to reports, Lawler, 66, and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride, 27, were arrested on June 16 in East Memphis. An arrest affidavit revealed the couple was initially having a regular dispute when they both became violent. McBride claimed that she was pushed against a stove and had her head struck by Lawler. Lawler claimed his face was scratched and he was kicked in the crotch by McBride. Responding authorities decided to take the couple into custody as they were confused as to which story was correct. The incident resulted in Lawler’s suspension from the WWE. 

Being charged with domestic violence allegations can be frightening, especially if you are being threatened with hefty fines and imprisonment. If you are facing criminal charges in Lewisville, the attorneys at Alexander & Associates may be able to defend you. Learn more about your legal options today by calling (972) 420-6560.


Amber Heard allegedly stayed silent about domestic abuse to ‘prtoect Johnny Depp’s career’

The legal counsel of 30-year-old actress Amber Heard said she hesitated to tell the police that her husband, 52-year-old actor and producer Johnny Depp, was physically abusive toward her, so as to protect his career and reputation.

Attorneys Samantha Spector and Joseph Koenig described Heard as a “hero” for finally revealing the truth, and said she was a “brave and financially independent woman,” whose intention was not to go after money. At the end of May, Depp was ordered to maintain a distance of at least 100 yards from Heard after she claimed he threw a cellphone at her face during an argument on Saturday, May 21. Heard then filed for divorce on Monday, May 23, citing irreconcilable differences. She and Depp were married for 15 months and separated on Sunday, May 22.

The attorneys at Alexander & Associates are committed to providing knowledgeable and experienced legal help in matters of family law such as divorce, property division, and paternity suits. If you are experiencing a family legal matter in Lewisville, Denton, or Frisco, call (972) 420-6560 to discuss your personal situation and legal options.


Domestic dispute leads to arrest in Denton

A neighbor intervened in a domestic dispute after hearing sounds of a man allegedly assaulting a woman, according to the Denton Record-Chronicle on May 19. The neighbor called the police, leading to the arrest of the man on suspicion of family violence.

Police officers responded to the distress call on the 2200 block of West Hickory Street in Denton. Upon arriving at the scene, the police officers were able to find a man and a woman, whose relation to each other was not disclosed, currently in the throes of a physical altercation; according to reports, the man was choking her.

The legal team at Alexander & Associates know that domestic violence is all too common in the Denton area, and it is devastating when someone close to you commits a violent act against you or a loved one. This is why we are dedicated to seeking legal protection for those in this situation. Call our offices today at (972) 420-6560 today to begin taking action toward a safer future.


Domestic violence charge filed against Slava Voynov

Professional hockey player for the Los Angeles Kings, Slava Voynov, is expected to appear in court for the felony domestic violence charge filed against him in California, a December 15 report of ESPN LA said.

The 24-year-old hockey defenseman was previously charged after he was suspected of assaulting his spouse Marta Varlamova inside their home. Redondo Beach Police personnel on Monday testified on how Voynov physically assaulted Varlamova. A legal representative of the hockey player maintained that his client is innocent from the domestic violence charge, and an attorney representing Varlamova said that they are not pursuing a charge against Voynov. Voynov is expected to appear in court on December 29.

If you are being charged with felony domestic violence, enlisting a persistent criminal defense lawyer is critical to strengthening your claim. The Lewisville attorneys at Alexander & Associates may work diligently on your behalf for the most favorable result from your case. Call our offices at (972) 420-6560 today to begin taking action.


Former MLB outfielder guilty of spousal battery

On Monday, June 3, a Los Angeles jury convicted former Major League Baseball outfielder Milton Bradley of domestic violence and spousal abuse. He is now facing up to 7 ½ years in jail, which starts on July 2.

Los Angeles city attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan said 35-year-old Bradley was found guilty of nine misdemeanor counts, including four counts of spousal battery, one count of assault with a deadly weapon, and one count of making criminal threats after a four-week trial period.

City attorney Carmen Trutanich said in a statement, “Domestic violence will not be tolerated, regardless of perceived celebrity or notoriety, and violators will be held fully accountable for their actions.”

Bradley’s wife testified to having been choked and slammed against the wall by him after she told him and his friends to leave their house and stop smoking marijuana in front of their children.

Although getting help after facing spousal battery or abuse can be frightening, it is often the only way to make such abuse end. If you are the victim of such abuse in Denton, learn about how a lawyer from Alexander & Associates can help you get a restraining order and take other legal action by calling (972) 420-6560.