Domestic Violence charges not only impact the person accused of the offense, but the entire family. Following an arrest for a charge of Domestic Violence, you will be held in custody without bond until first appearance. At first appearance, a Judge will set a bond along with whatever conditions the Court deems necessary to protect the alleged victim. More often than not, this may include a No Contact Order that will prevent you from returning to your home and having contact with the alleged victim. In some instances, the Court may also require you to wear a Victim Impact Monitor to insure that you refrain from returning to any locations in the exclusionary zone.
In many instances, retaining the services of an experienced Sanford Domestic Violence Lawyer may help to prevent the Court from imposing some if not all of these conditions. If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with the offense of Domestic Violence, call us at 407-473-1233 and let us advise you what we can do to help you and your family through this emotional time.
What to Expect
Domestic Violence charges are prosecuted aggressively by the Seminole County State Attorney's Office. As such, you need to be prepared to fight back. Not only will a conviction be a permanent mark on your record, it will also carry a social stigma that can damage your reputation. In the State of Florida, a conviction for an offense of Domestic Violence Battery carries the following potential penalties:
One year in the County Jail
One year of supervised probation
$1,000 fine plus costs
26-week Batterer's Intervention Class
Protecting Your Rights
With over 17-years of Criminal Law experience in the Central Florida area, our Sanford Domestic Violence Lawyer is prepared to take on your case. We will be with your from First Appearance and on to ensure that your rights, and the rights of your family are protected. Our number one objective is to reunite you with your family and seek dismissal of your charges. If you or a loved one has been arrested and charge with the offense of Domestic Violence, call our office today at407-473-1233 for your free and confidential consultation. In these type of cases, time is of the essence, so please do not delay.