MIAMI DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ATTORNEY

Aggressive South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

In the State of Florida the law establishes that a domestic violence offense occurs when a family or household member commits any act of physical violence, threatened violence or abuse to another family or household member. Domestic Violence cases are treated differently than other criminal cases. There are chosen Prosecutors and Domestic Violence Units in the Prosecutor’s office that are ready to aggressively prosecute any person charged with domestic violence.

Examples of Domestic Violence

  • Threats of physical Harm
  • Stalking  
  • Constant harassment

Sexual Abuse

  • Unwanted sexual contact
  • Obligated sexual acts

Physical Assault or Abuse

  • Hitting
  • Beating
  • Slapping
  • Pushing
  • Hair Pulling
  • Kicking
  • Biting
  • Punching

Our firm handles all types of Domestic Violence cases, including:

  • Spousal rape
  • Emotional abuse
  • Assault or Aggravated Assault
  • Battery or Aggravated Battery
  • Stalking or Aggravated Stalking
  • Sexual Assault or Sexual Battery
  • Child abuse
  • Kidnapping
  • False incarceration
  • Any crime that results in physical injury or death

Potential penalties for Domestic Violence in Florida

Misdemeanors

  • Short jail sentence that can range from less than 1 year to no more than 1 year in county jail
  • Anger Management and/or Domestic Intervention Program
  • Fines and/or donations
  • Restraining order from the victim
  • Community service

Felonies

  • Jail sentence (can range from 1 day in the county jail to several years in Florida State Prison)
  • Anger Management and/or Domestic Intervention Program
  • Fines and/or donations
  • Restraining order from the victim
  • Community service  

Domestic Violence charges are very serious. Time is of the essence. Even if you have not been formally charged with a crime, attorney Hernandez can intercede and work to protect your rights. Involving an attorney as early in the process as possible is important if you are to have the best opportunity of successfully fighting your charges and avoiding a conviction. Due to the difficulty of the cases and the probable sentences that attach, it is essential that you contact Mr. Hernandez. With his extensive knowledge of the legal system, attorney Hernandez will provide you with the most aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation possible in the face of your domestic violence charges.

For more information and your free consultation contact attorney Armando Hernandez today at 305-442-2590.