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Where Is the Line Between Domestic Violence and Self-Defense?

Can self-defense be a valid defense against a domestic violence charge? Yes, it definitely can. Sometimes a criminal action can be acceptable if you are defending yourself—even if the other person is smaller and weaker than you, and even if they are your spouse. Overview of Domestic Violence in Florida Law Under Florida law, “domestic violence” is not typically...

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Is Verbal Assault Considered Domestic Violence in Florida?

In Florida, the term “domestic violence” refers not to any single crime, but to a class of crimes with a common thread. Domestic violence means violence within a family or household relationship. More specifically, “domestic violence” refers to any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, etc., that is committed within a domestic relationship. Florida verbal assault law fits into...

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Charged with Domestic Violence in Orlando? [Next Steps to Secure Your Future]

Criminal domestic violence cases are not only stressful and emotionally testing, but they also drive a wedge deep into your home life. Domestic violence arrests affect you and usually your partner, siblings, parents, and children as well. Furthermore, you often have to face criminal orders of protection and can be alienated from your family members. Navigating this emotional minefield...

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