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Orlando Domestic Violence Attorney

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Our Orlando domestic violence attorneys know that whether you are the victim of domestic violence or falsely accused of domestic violence, you need aggressive legal representation that you can count on. Many of our lawyers gained their courtroom experience defending or prosecuting criminal domestic violence cases.

Our Orlando domestic violence attorneys apply this experience to each and every family law case we have been retained to handle, but even more so to domestic violence cases.

Get protection from domestic abuse – contact us online or call 800-822-5170 right now! We can help you get a restraining order in Orlando.

How to Get a Restraining Order in Orlando, FL

Our team of aggressive domestic violence lawyers in Orlando, FL know that a domestic violence injunction can be a matter of life or death if you are in or have recently left an abusive relationship. That is why our team will quickly seek a domestic violence injunction from the court to protect you from your abuser.

We will ask the court to enter a temporary restraining order until the court sets the matter for a hearing. We will methodically work with you to go over all of your evidence and be at your side as you confront your abuser in court. We know your safety is at risk and will prosecute your domestic violence injunction case zealously.

What Constitutes Domestic Violence in Florida?

Florida defines domestic violence as any action, battery, assault, or criminal offense that results in the physical injury or death of a family or household member. In order to qualify for domestic violence, these actions must have been taken by another member of the family or household. People who match this description include:

  • Current or former spouses
  • Anyone that is related via blood or marriage
  • Anyone living in the same house
  • Two people with children, regardless of marital status

Penalties For Florida Domestic Violence Charges

Anyone that is found guilty of domestic violence in Florida must serve a year’s worth of probation while at the same time attending an intervention program that usually lasts 26 weeks. These penalties are the absolute minimum and can increase in severity based on the number of charges. For example, those who intentionally inflict harm that results in bodily injury will see a jail sentence of no less than 5 days.

Domestic violence is also considered a first-degree misdemeanor that may come with a 1-year prison sentence and a $1,000 fine. The judge may also consider adding community service hours if he or she feels it’s appropriate.

False Allegations Need to Be Exposed

Though our Orlando domestic violence attorneys know that instances of domestic violence are to be taken seriously, our firm is also dedicated to exposing false allegations of domestic violence. If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, our team of trial lawyers are here to protect your reputation, freedom and future.

Our Orlando domestic violence lawyers will scrutinize every allegation and every alleged piece of evidence. Our team is committed to building an aggressive strategy to best present your case to the court.

Facing a domestic violence injunction hearing? You need to know that you have experienced counsel on your side. Call our office today to schedule a consultation with an Orlando domestic violence lawyer!

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