Jacksonville Domestic Violence Attorney
What is domestic violence? How can a lawyer help?
Domestic violence is a criminal offense involving violence or abuse occurring in a family environment. This includes violence between spouses, siblings, ex-spouses, unmarried parents,and people who live together or who are in a relationship. A capable Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer can provide a level of representation that allows an individual charged with domestic violence or spousal abuse the opportunity to effectively contest the charges they face.
Uncovering physical evidence that proves innocence, proving the falsity of an accusation or obtaining witness testimony in the defendant's favor are all ways a defense lawyer can provide a successful outcome for a domestic violence case. A domestic violence charge may include allegations of violence, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, spousal rape, child abuse, assault, battery or neglect.
Defending the Accused in Jacksonville
Domestic violence is a real problem in Florida and throughout the rest of the United States, nut when a false accusation is made, it creates disastrous results for the accused individual and his or her family. At Ellerin | Hutchinson, we are dedicated to defending those individuals who have been accused of domestic violence in or around Jacksonville, Florida. By providing dedicated defense and excellent legal services, our lawyers work to prove innocence based upon false accusations, witness testimony or a lack of evidence on the part of the prosecution.
There are a number of strategies that an aggressive defense lawyer can utilize in defending a client who is facing domestic violence accusations. We offer a free case evaluation in order to conduct an initial estimation of the domestic violence charges an individual faces, and to see how a lawyer may help. Located in Jacksonville, Florida, the firm handles domestic violence cases throughout Nassau, Putnam, Clay, Baker, St. Johns, Alachua and Duval Counties.
In an act of anger or revenge, or in an attempt to gain custody of children, an individual may accuse another of domestic violence. In these situations, the accused may be facing a restraining order and may be required to move out of his or her shared residence with the "victim" - even when the accused owns the property or pays the rent! This makes it all the more important to work with a Jacksonville lawyer from our firm.
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