Domestic Violence Battery and Injunctions
Domestic Violence Defense in Clay County
Domestic violence cases are sensitive for all parties involved. The circumstances surrounding these cases can be complex, so it’s important to hire an experienced domestic violence defense attorney to represent you. At Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, PA, we represent those accused of domestic violence charges in and around Clay County, Florida. Our lawyers have the experience, skills, resources, and knowledge of domestic violence laws in the State of Florida. With our help, we can help you to get the best possible outcome for your case. If a warrant has been issued for your arrest or you already have been arrested for domestic violence, it’s time to call our legal team.
Domestic Violence Laws in Florida
Florida criminal law defines domestic violence as types of violence committed against a family or household member. This can be against a spouse, ex-spouse, ex-partner, co-parent of a child, or any other relative. Florida law also protects those that currently cohabitate or who have formerly cohabitated. The types of crimes that qualify for domestic violence under Florida law include aggravated assault, assault, battery and aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, and more. To meet the definition of a dating relationship, the two people must have been in an intimate or romantic relationship. If convicted of Domestic Battery, there are many serious consequences. This includes losing your Permit to Carry a Concealed Firearm in Florida.
About Restraining Order Violations Defense
Orders of protection and restraining orders are issued in civil and family courts. If you’re facing a restraining order violation, our experienced legal team can help you. A violation of injunction offense is a first-degree misdemeanor. The maximum penalty for this crime is a fine of up to $1,000 and up to a year in jail. If you have multiple violations, then the penalties may be harsher. There are some possible defenses to a restraining order violation including not knowing of the restraining order, the contact wasn’t intentional, or the violation occurred when you were lawfully carrying out the civil order.
Call to Schedule a Free Legal Consultation to Discuss Domestic Violence Charges or Restraining Order Violations in Clay County Today
The domestic violence charge defense lawyers at Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, PA are experienced with 100 years of combined legal experience defending those facing criminal charges like these. To schedule a free legal consultation to discuss your case and to ask questions about the upcoming legal process, call our law firm at 904-284-2970 today to get started.
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