Facing a Domestic Violence Criminal Charge in Miami?
When someone commits violence against their spouse, relative, domestic partner, dating partner or past dating partner, the laws of Florida consider such actions to be domestic violence.
Restraining orders can be placed against offenders to prevent them from coming near the alleged victims. In the state of Florida, those who are charged with any form of domestic abuse will need the help of an experienced Miami domestic violence attorney. We at Beckham Solis, Attorneys at Law, are prepared to help.
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Domestic Violence Penalties In Florida
|Under Fla. Stat. § 741.28, domestic violence occurs when a person commits a crime that can or does result in bodily injury to their family or household member. Depending on the offense committed, a conviction for domestic violence in Florida carries a range of penalties. Additionally, the court must impose mandatory minimum sentences based on the facts of the case.
Conviction penalties for crimes that can be charged as domestic violence offenses under Fla. Stat. § 741.28, include but are not limited to:
The penalties listed above are those associated with the underlying crime. The court can also impose specific punishments upon a domestic violence conviction because the offense involved a family or household member.
Domestic violence-specific penalties include:
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In many circumstances, false testimony can lead to a domestic violence charge. No matter the situation, speak with someone at our firm to learn how our Miami domestic violence lawyers can benefit you! Call 305-564-4329.