Besides DUI, domestic violence is the most frequent offense we see. The punishment is harsh, no doubt influenced by a recognition that domestic violence is cyclical in nature and the reasons behind it are difficult to fix. The O.J. Simpson case continues to create a cautionary approach of better to punish and ask questions later than give a defendant a second chance. So what is the punishment one can expect on a first-time and second-time case? Click on the following link to find out.