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Is Domestic Violence a Felony in Florida?

Charges of Domestic Violence Can Be a Misdemeanor or Felony in Florida If you have domestic abuse felony charges in Florida, you may want to know what your options are. You may also be wondering why you have felony domestic violence charges instead of misdemeanor charges. An experienced and qualified Florida domestic violence defense attorney can explain felony domestic...

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Domestic Battery in Florida: Penalties and Defenses

Florida defines domestic violence as any assault, aggravated assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death to a family or household member by another family or household member. Florida enforces strict penalties against defendants convicted of domestic violence charges. The best way to improve the outcome of...

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Overview of Florida Domestic Violence Laws: Penalties and Defenses

Domestic violence offenses are some of the most serious crimes you can face. However, the allegations leading to these prosecutions are also often suspect. By their very nature, domestic violence cases involve people with close relationships. This means that interpersonal drama can play a significant role in a person’s decision to bring charges. Florida Domestic Violence Laws While most...

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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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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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