Being accused of domestic violence is a serious matter, especially when it relates to a divorce or separation. If you are convicted, you not only face significant fines, jail time, and possible deportation if you are not an American citizen, but you could also lose shared parental responsibility or time sharing if you have children. Contact a Domestic Violence Criminal Case Lawyer in Miami or Orlando.
Pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 741.28 (2), “Domestic Violence” means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member. s. 741.28 (3) states that a “Family or Household Member” means spouses, former spouses, persons related by blood or marriage, persons who are presently residing together as if a family or who have resided together in the past as if a family, and persons who are parents of a child in common regardless of whether they have been married. With the exception of persons who have a child in common, the family or household members must be currently residing or have in the past resided together in the same single dwelling unit.
At Segarra & Associates, P.A., we are experienced in handling domestic violence criminal cases and will aggressively defend you against the domestic violence allegations that are being levied against you. Domestic violence criminal cases are the only type of criminal case that our law firm handles. Our managing partner, Manny Segarra, worked at the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office as a Prosecutor in the Domestic Crimes Unit for over eight (8) years and is acutely aware of the complex issues that arise in domestic violence criminal cases. We will fully examine your case and the credibility of the accuser. We will analyze all evidence in the case, and will investigate possible ulterior motives. We will go the extra mile to represent you and protect your rights and interests in criminal court.
Contact us for a to discuss the details with a domestic violence criminal case lawyer in Miami or Orlando. We are committed to giving your case our full attention and are available now to speak with you. Call us today. (305) 742-5042