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Felony Domestic Violence Charges

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Domestic violence involves an intimate partner or family member attempting to control the actions of another by way of threats, intimidation, isolation, abuse, or physical violence. Domestic violence can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on several factors. These can include the seriousness of the offense and the extent of the injury (physical and emotional) suffered by the victim. While misdemeanor domestic violence may only result in a fine, mandatory counseling sessions, or a short jail term, felony domestic violence can see a defendant punished with significant time spent in prison.

At Hager & Schwartz, P.A., we have accumulated a substantial amount of knowledge and experience in the area of criminal defense, by helping countless individuals in their criminal cases. We approach our clients' cases with strong personal attention, compassion, and respect, in our pursuit of obtaining case resolutions that are beneficial to them. If you are facing charges for felony domestic violence, we advise you to contact a Miami criminal defense attorney at our firm right away. We will work to establish the facts of your case, in order to build a strong defense that will maximize your chances of a full exoneration.

Penalties for Domestic Violence

The penalties for felony domestic violence are usually very severe, and may include:

  • A "No Harm, No Strike" order for the parties involved.
  • Monetary fines
  • A restraining order from the victim, which may necessitate moving out from a residence
  • Community service
  • Mandatory 52-week counseling course
  • Incarceration for up to 3 years in county prison

Being convicted of felony domestic violence can negatively affect you for the rest of your life, and may strongly impact you personally and professionally. In hiring a reputable criminal defense attorney, you will be acquiring the support you need to have a strong likelihood of success in your case.

Are you facing charges of felony domestic violence? Contact a Miami criminal defense lawyer right away, who can help you possibly avoid a conviction and severe penalties.

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Real Results

  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Battery
  • Case Dismissed Aggravated Battery
  • Case and Injunction Dismissed Aggravated Battery & Domestic Violence Injunction
  • Case Dropped Aggravated Battery/Armed Burglary with Battery
  • No Jail/Prison Time Aggravated Stalking
  • Case Dismissed Armed Robbery with Firearm
  • Case Dismissed Battery on the Elderly
  • Case Dismissed Battery/Domestic Violence
  • Expunged Battery/Domestic Violence
  • Minimum Mandatory Sentences Waived Cocaine Trafficking
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