Are you looking for an experienced domestic violence attorney to represent you in Broward County, Florida? If so, Lowry Legal has years of experience fighting cases related to domestic violence in the State of Florida. When the police receive a domestic violence report, they almost always must arrest someone. Once this arrest is made, it is up to the Office of the State Attorney to decide if formal charges will be brought or if the case will be dismissed. At Lowry Legal, we represent those in this instance and all instances related to domestic violence in and around Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
What are the charges & penalties associated with domestic violence in Florida?
Florida domestic violence law classifies different criminal offenses under domestic violence. They can include and are not limited to:
- Domestic assault/aggravated assault
- Domestic battery/aggravated battery
- Kidnapping and/or false imprisonment
- No-contact order violations
- Rape, sexual battery and other sex crimes
- Any offense that results in the injury of a household or family member
Florida law defines domestic violence not just between a couple, but between a parent and child, siblings, or anyone living together. Penalties associated with these domestic violence charges can be severe. Probation, jail time, community service, and other punishments may ensue. Also, in Florida, this charge cannot be sealed and/or expunged.
Defenses for Domestic Violence Charges
Our experienced legal team can investigate your case thoroughly and devise a customized defense strategy to help your case. We understand all Florida law and can determine if any defenses can be argued to lessen your charge or to get them dropped altogether.
If you have arrested for domestic violence in Fort Lauderdale, it’s important to hire an experienced Broward County domestic violence attorney. We are available to help you and to defend you when you need us most. To learn more about our legal experience and to schedule a free legal consultation today to discuss domestic violence defense, call us at 954-908-6222. We serve clients in Fort Lauderdale and all of Broward County.