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The State of Florida may seek jail time for domestic violence related cases.

For immediate help, call Glenn R. Roderman at 954-764-6800


Fort Lauderdale Domestic Violence Criminal Defense Attorney Serving all South Florida

Fort Lauderdale Domestic Violence Criminal Defense Attorney serving all South Florida pictured is a south florida police motorcycle with words about domestic violence services.Being charged with a Domestic Violence crime in Florida can be a terrifying experience, especially when the crime involves people you love and has the power to change your future. Whether it was a fight or family quarrel that got out of hand, or just a misunderstanding, Glenn Roderman and his team are ready to represent you and protect your future.

Domestic violence generally refers to an assault crime involving people who were or are married, are partners, or it can involve children, parents, or any present or former household member. Domestic Violence charges in Florida also apply to anyone in a dating relationship, or who has been in a dating relationship.

Police can arrest you for a domestic violence charge very easily, even without a warrant or warning, in South Florida.

What is a Domestic Violence Crime in South Florida?

A Florida domestic violence crime essentially includes any crime resulting in physical injury or death that involves family members, housemates, or people in romantic relationships.

Domestic violence crimes in South Florida are defined as any assault, battery, sexual assault, stalking, kidnapping or other criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of a household or family member by another household or family member. Florida domestic violence crimes include family members, household members, or people in a dating relationship.

Florida law considers the following people to be “family or household members”:

  • Spouses
  • Former spouses, such as an ex-husband or ex-wife
  • Anyone related by blood or marriage (this can even include aunts, uncles, brothers-in-law, etc)
  • Anyone who currently lives together or lived together in the past
  • Anyone who has had a child together

Examples of Domestic Violence Charges Defense Attorney Rodermann Commonly Defends Clients From:

  • Domestic Violence Assault Charges
  • Domestic Violence Aggravated Assault Charges
  • Domestic Violence Battery Charges
  • Violating Orders of Protection
  • Domestic Violence Stalking Charges
  • Domestic Violence Harassment Charges
  • Domestic Violence Aggravated Harassment Charges
  • Domestic Violence Menacing Charges
  • Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Charges
  • Domestic Violence Sexual Misconduct Charges
  • Domestic Violence Spousal Abuse Charges
  • Domestic Violence Excessive Corporal Punishment Charges
  • Domestic Violence Reckless Endangerment Charges

Consequences and Penalties for Domestic Violence Charges in Florida

A domestic abuse conviction can mean a criminal record that will follow you for the rest of your life.

That is why it is essential to have an experienced criminal defense attorney who can protect you from false domestic violence charges and protect your legal rights. If you have been accused of committing domestic violence call me first, Attorney Glenn Roderman.

Depending on the type of domestic violence crime you’re facing, you might be facing a misdemeanor or a felony charge.

Generally speaking, a Florida domestic violence misdemeanor conviction could mean you’re facing anywhere from 60 days to 1 year in jail. A Florida domestic violence felony conviction could mean you’re facing anywhere from 5 years to 15 years (sometimes even more) in state prison. In addition to jail and prison time, you could also face hefty fines.

Aside from the literal criminal consequences, a domestic violence criminal conviction in Florida could affect your career, your ability to get raises or a new job, your ability to live in certain communities, it could also affect your ability to have custody rights of your children.

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

If you were charged with a domestic violence crime, it’s likely that a restraining order or protective order has also been filed against you. You may still be issued a restraining order or injunction even if you are not arrested. Violating one of these orders can result in jail time, even if the restraining order was issued in response to false allegations. Respecting and understanding the order will only help your case. An aggressive defense against any domestic violence charge is your best chance at a dismissal.

Domestic Violence Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Lauderdale & Boca Raton, Florida

Being charged with any type of crime can be overwhelming, especially when it involves the people you love and care about most.

Attorney Glenn Roderman and Attorney Philip Johnston have helped many people overcome domestic violence charges successfully in South Florida.

When you hire the Glenn Roderman Law Firm, you get a skilled and compassionate team on your side to defend and fight for your rights.

Free Criminal Defense Consultation for Anyone Arrested for Domestic Violence in South Florida

We’ve helped many people get their domestic violence charges dismissed in South Florida, and are ready to fight for you to get the best possible outcome on your domestic violence case as well.

Give us a call today to schedule your free consultation. We have offices in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale and serve all of South Florida and beyond.

It can be very stressful to be accused of domestic violence, even if the charges are false. Contact our office today to schedule a free appointment to discuss your domestic violence case.

Call for a free domestic violence consultation with a skilled and compassionate defense attorney today: 954-764-6800


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Miss Haevan
19:01 06 Jan 22
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Michael Richards
05:00 02 Jan 22
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20:08 11 Dec 21
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17:15 04 Dec 21
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