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Domestic BATTERY

Domestic battery charges are often intricate and emotionally charged. A person can be charged with domestic battery after a misunderstandings or even minor errors in judgment. Nonetheless, it’s crucial to recognize that both law enforcement agencies and the courts treat these accusations with the utmost seriousness.

With your future at risk, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney in New Port Richey. At the Law Firm of Frank P. Bianco, P.A., we understand the complex nature of domestic battery charges and the long-term consequences. We will fight to protect your rights and future.

TYPES OF DOMESTIC BATTERY CHARGES IN FLORIDA:

  • Simple domestic battery is a misdemeanor – intentional physical
    contact or harm, there does not need to be an injury.
  • Felony domestic battery – such as a choking allegation
  • Aggravated domestic battery is a felony – causing serious injury or
    using a deadly weapon, regardless of injury.

NO CONTACT ORDER:

Usually, the Court will issue a no contact order, which prohibits any form of communication with the victim, except through your attorney, while domestic battery charges are pending.

Prohibited contact includes direct and indirect contact. This includes communication via phone, text, email, the internet, social media, or through another person.

If there is contact, this is an additional charge, and you will likely go to jail.

DOMESTIC BATTERY INJUNCTIONS:

If the facts warrant, a judge will issue a temporary injunction that will place restrictions on the person accused of domestic violence. To build your defense it is important to:

  • Photograph your injuries.
  • If a fall occurs, take a photo of what the alleged victim fell over.
  • Keep calls and messages left by the alleged victim.

If you are charged with a domestic battery crime, contact the law firm of Frank P. Bianco, PA, we will work hard to protect your rights.

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