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Domestic Violence Lawyer
Criminal Law in Orlando and throughout Central Florida
Being part of a family is stressful at times, and this pressure can lead to arguments and fights between family members. When these disputes escalate, injuries or perceived threats can result in a domestic violence charge. As someone charged with this crime, you will be facing a great deal of scrutiny, and you need someone to protect your rights and look out for your best interest.
Penalties for Domestic Violence
If a family member has been injured or feels threatened by you, then you may be charged with domestic violence. At the Umansky Law Firm in central Florida, our attorneys have the experience necessary to find the best resolution for you. Attorney William Umansky led a domestic violence unit in the state attorney’s office. As such, the attorneys at our office have a superior understanding of Florida domestic violence law.
A domestic violence charge can arise from several crimes, including:
- Sexual assault and battery
- Stalking and harassment
- False imprisonment
- Spousal rape
- Ignoring a restraining order
- Violation of an injunction
In addition, any criminal offense causing injury or death to a family or household member is considered domestic violence.
If you are convicted of domestic violence, there are a number of severe consequences you may face, including:
- Jail time
- Loss of custody
- Fines and court fees
- Revoked concealed weapons permit
- Intervention programs
- Anger management
- Restraining orders
- Barred from staying in your house
- Community service
- Battery intervention classes
If you are convicted, the conviction will appear on your criminal record permanently, and cannot be sealed or expunged.
Losing custody of your children or the right to enter your home can have a major impact on your life, and our attorneys will work hard to try to help you avoid a domestic violence conviction.
Contact us today about your Domestic Violence case!
Confidential, Experienced Domestic Violence Representation
Even if you and the family member resolve the problem and reconcile, you may still face criticism from other family members and friends. We understand the importance of dealing with domestic dispute cases in a discreet and confidential way. For more information about what will happen in a domestic violence case, please visit our questions about domestic violence page.
Although you made a mistake, we know that you do not want this mistake to be something that defines you. The experienced domestic violence attorneys at the Umansky Law Firm will help you get your life back on track by finding the best resolution to your domestic violence charge.
Protecting yourself in a domestic violence case can be tricky. A skilled attorney can ensure the every step in the process is carried out correctly and fairly. You are innocent until proven guilty, and we will protect your rights throughout the legal process.
If you have been charged with domestic violence, please contact the experienced Central Florida criminal defense lawyers at the Umansky Law Firm to schedule a consultation. We will review your case, free of charge.