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Providing Vigorous Defense in Your Domestic Violence Case
Domestic or intimate-partner violence is a tragically common occurrence among married and coupling Americans. The National Coalition of Domestic Violence reports that over one million women are victims of physical assault each year. In 2016, 105,668 crimes of domestic violence were reported to Florida law enforcement agencies resulting in 63,193 arrests. Nobody should have to live in fear of their domestic partner, just like nobody should have to worry about an unjust or premature domestic violence charge derailing the rest of their lives. The Law Offices of Marshall Geisser can help you navigate the complex world of domestic violence law and help you move on with your life. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.
The Far-Reaching Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction
Convicted domestic abusers experience society’s scorn in many ways, including incarceration, fines, erosion of relationships and shame and isolation from their families. It can also be incredibly hard for a convicted domestic abuser to secure employment and move ahead in their careers. If an argument with your spouse got more heated than either one of you were prepared for (pushing, shoving, holding, name-calling, threats, etc.), you need experienced and qualified legal guidance to help you make sure that one night doesn’t ruin the rest of your life. Domestic violence can transcend intimate-partner relationships and include any type of abuse within the family.
Domestic Abuse Defense in Florida
The types of crimes qualifying as domestic violence under Florida law include assault and aggravated assault, battery and aggravated battery, sexual assault and sexual battery, stalking and aggravated stalking, kidnapping, and others. One of the often-overlooked elements of Florida domestic violence is the weight that verbal threats carry. For example, a threat of physical harm might become an assault charge, while physical contact or injury might become a battery charge. The legal variables when it comes time to Florida domestic violence can leave those facing charges confused and scared, and they require he right kind of legal guidance to help defendants.
Contact Us Today to Discuss Your Options
Over our decades-long tenure of serving the Florida community, the Marshall Geisser Law Firm has heard just about every type of domestic violence case there is, and we have helped those in the cross-hairs of the legal system move past their charges and on with their lives. Don’t let an ill-advised flare of the temper destroy the rest of your life. Contact us today for a free consultation and to learn more about your legal options. We are acutely aware of the nuances and intricacies of Florida domestic violence law.