An Overview Of Domestic Violence
Understanding Domestic Violence Charges in Florida
There are several different charges that fall under the heading of “domestic violence” in our state, ranging from misdemeanors resulting in a few days in jail, to felonies that can carry with them years of incarceration in the state prison system. Significant fines, enrollment in family violence courses or alcohol treatment, and months of probation are also common consequences following a conviction.
An experienced criminal defense attorney can help negotiate with the prosecution for you to explore all avenues of lowering charges or arranging a plea bargain. My team at T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law PLLC. can protect your rights and fight to have your charges dropped or reduced. Fill out a *free case evaluation to learn more about your defense options.
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