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Orlando, Florida Domestic Violence Lawyer
Defense Against Domestic Violence Charges in Orlando, Florida
Have you been charged with domestic violence in Orlando or in any other place in Florida? If so, you should contact our Florida domestic violence lawyers as soon as possible. Domestic violence crimes are taken very seriously under Florida Law and can have long lasting consequences for those found guilty.
Any time and individual is charged with a criminal case, the defendant and his family typically find themselves in a frightening and stressful place.
When the allegations of criminal conduct involve threats or violence against another family member, the situation can become even more difficult.
Types of Domestic Violence - Florida Law
There are various types of domestic violence crimes which an individual may be charged with, including, but not limited to:
- Assault and battery;
- Sexual assault;
- Criminal trespass;
- False imprisonment;
- Spousal rape;
- Restraining order violations;
A domestic violence crime in Orlando or anywhere in Florida may be charged as a misdemeanor or as a felony crime, depending on the circumstances of the incident, evidence compiled against the accused, and in some cases the accused criminal history.
Domestic violence cases, whether involving accusations of assault or battery, stalking or harassment, or violation of an injunction are charges that the police and prosecutors take very seriously. It is important that you know your rights and, as always, our criminal defense attorneys recommend you consult with an experienced Florida domestic violence defense lawyer about your case immediately.
Domestic violence crimes are a hot topic in many communities in Orlando, throughout Central Florida, and across the country due to an increase of media exposure and political pressure to address and reduce domestic violence offenses. This increased awareness of domestic violence issues has led to a more aggressive approach in prosecuting any allegation of a domestic violence crime.
Unfortunately, this has also resulted in many innocent people facing domestic violence charges which are unwarranted, as well as those who are falsely accused of domestic violence in the heat of the moment. The best defense of against an accusation of a domestic violence crime is to seek legal representation of an experienced domestic violence lawyer.
Our Central Florida criminal defense attorneys have years of experience handling domestic violence cases in Orlando and throughout Florida and will be able to answer your questions and let you know what you can expect as the process unfolds and your case makes its way through the court system.
Often times, the first issue that needs to be addressed in a domestic violence case is the issue of bond and/or conditions of pre-trial release. It is common for the courts to enter a bond order forbidding the Defendant to have any contact with the alleged victim and even requiring the Defendant to maintain a separate residence, meaning that you cannot return home while your case is pending. In some cases, the court will even require a Defendant to wear an ankle monitor or be subject to some sort of G.P.S. monitoring. These conditions of bond can be costly and present very real financial and logistical problems for the family. The Florida domestic violence attorneys at Dicembre Law in Orlando have a successful track record of helping individuals accused of domestic violence modify their conditions of bond so that they may return home or have certain approved contact with their family while their case is pending.
Contact our Orlando Domestic Violence Lawyers in Florida
If you have been charged with domestic violence in Orlando or in any other place in Central Florida contact us today. Each of our Florida domestic violence lawyers has the experience and skills necessary to assist you in your domestic violence case. If your case involves an allegation of:
- violence between any two people living together as family or in a family-like relationship;
- violence between relatives (including former spouses), whether or not they actually live together;
- violence between same-sex domestic partners; or
- violating an injunction against domestic or repeat violence
and you have been arrested or charged in Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere or anywhere in Central Florida and Orange County, call us today at (407) 649-1999 or fill out our online form for a free consultation.
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