Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Defense in Miami, Florida: Protecting Your Rights

Domestic Violence Defense in Miami

Domestic violence allegations are a serious matter in Florida, and the state has specific statutes to address these cases. At our law firm, we specialize in providing legal defense for individuals facing domestic violence charges. It’s important to know that domestic violence charges can encompass a range of offenses, including assault, battery, sexual assault, stalking, and more, when they involve family or household members.

A Judgment-Free Zone: Defending Your Rights

Our law office is a judgment-free zone. We understand that domestic violence cases carry a certain stigma, both for those who experience it and those who are accused of it. While there are numerous resources available for victims, we recognize that accused individuals have rights that deserve protection. False accusations are not uncommon, and we are committed to defending you during these challenging times.

Florida Domestic Violence Statutes: A Specific Legal Framework

Florida’s domestic violence statutes cover a wide range of offenses, including assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.

Domestic Violence Cases: A Specialized Courthouse

Domestic violence cases involving battery charges or violations of an injunction are handled in specialized courthouses. It’s important to understand the unique legal procedures and consequences associated with these cases.

The Importance of Your Right to Remain Silent

Despite the desire to explain or justify actions, it’s crucial to remember your right to remain silent during domestic violence investigations. Speaking without legal counsel can have detrimental consequences.

Self-Defense in Domestic Violence Cases

Understanding self-defense as a potential defense strategy in domestic violence cases.

Fabrication: Uncovering False Accusations

Our dedicated legal team conducts thorough investigations to uncover instances of fabrication, including past false accusations made by the alleged victim.

Additional Penalties for Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence convictions can lead to various additional penalties, including:

  • Loss of your civil right to own or possess a firearm.
  • Mandatory requirement to complete a 26-week Battery Intervention Program (BIP).
  • 12 months of supervised probation.
  • 5 days mandatory jail if the victim is injured.
  • No-contact order with the victim.
  • Not eligible for sealing or expungement.

Facing domestic violence charges can be overwhelming, but it’s essential to remember that you have rights that deserve protection. Our experienced legal team is here to defend you during this challenging time. Contact our firm today to discuss your case and start building a strong defense

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