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Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges in Brevard County, Florida

Being accused of domestic violence is a serious matter that can bring various negative criminal and civil consequences. As a politically charged issue, it is aggressively prosecuted in Florida courts, often by prosecutors who have been specially trained in the matter. 

Because of this, if you are facing an accusation of any type of domestic violence, it is crucial that you retain the services of a skilled and experienced Melbourne domestic violence defense lawyer. At the Law Offices of Laura D. Siemers, we have concentrated our practice exclusively on criminal defense in Brevard County, Florida.

When you work with our Melbourne domestic violence defense attorney, your case will be personally handled by a professional attorney who has handled thousands of criminal cases in the local Florida courts for more than 20 years. 

Our criminal defense law firm offers the kind of experience that can truly make a difference in the outcome of your case. We can work aggressively in seeking a dismissal or reduction in charges or penalties whenever possible.

Have you been accused of domestic violence? Call the Law Offices of Laura D. Siemers today at (321) 218-5512 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our domestic violence attorney in Melbourne.

Can A Domestic Violence Case Be Reopened?

The courts may grant you a new trial if your lawyer can demonstrate that harmful and prejudicial oversights throughout the original case considerably trespassed upon your rights or negatively impacted the result.

Domestic Violence in Florida

Those who can be involved in domestic violence include spouses, ex-spouses, individuals with a child in common, anyone related by blood or marriage, and individuals involved in a current or former intimate relationship through dating.

Florida Statute 741.28 defines domestic violence as the following offenses:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Battery
  • Aggravated battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated stalking
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment
  • Any crime that results in the injury or death of a household or family member

What are the Penalties For Domestic Violence in Florida?

Penalties include mandatory jail time where injuries are involved, completion of a mandatory batterer’s program, deportation consequences for non-citizens, and a permanent criminal record. A first misdemeanor domestic violence charge is punishable by up to a year in jail and/or fines of up to $1,000. Probation may be ordered in lieu of jail time.

Contact Our Domestic Violence Attorney Today

Domestic violence allegations can frequently be based on false accusations, exaggerations, and half-truths made out of spite, jealousy, and the attempt to get the upper hand in the breakdown of intimate relationships, divorce, child custody battles, and more. 

Having a trusted domestic violence lawyer in Melbourne, Florida, in your corner is vital from the onset of any accusation so as to preserve your legal rights and prevent you from making statements that could be used against you.

Contact the Law Offices of Laura D. Siemers today by calling F:P:Sub:Phone
to get started on your defense with our Melbourne domestic violence lawyer.

Why Choose Law Offices of Laura D. Siemers?

  • Providing Free Initial Defense Consultation

    Schedule your Free Initial Defense Consultation today with our experienced criminal defense attorney.

  • Offering 24/7 Availability & Flexible Scheduling

    Our attorney offers 24/7 availability and flexible scheduling to ensure you receive the legal support you need, when you need it most.

  • Exclusively Representing Criminal Defense Cases

    We focus on representing criminal defense cases, ensuring our clients receive specialized expertise and unwavering commitment to their legal needs.

  • Over 20 Years of Experience Fighting for Your Rights

    With over two decades experience, we are dedicated to fighting for your rights and providing top-notch legal representation in criminal defense matters.

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