Oftentimes those who are the victims of domestic violence are too afraid to tell anyone what is going on inside their homes. They may be too scared, or too embarrassed, for anyone to know about the abuse that has affected them emotionally and physically. In some instances, no one will find out until it is too late. For this reason and others, domestic violence offenders in the state of Florida are treated very harshly. Domestic violence, in most cases, results in a felony charge. When convicted of a domestic violence, you can expect to receive severe penalties. These penalties may include long term jail time, fines, restitution to the victim or victim’s family, anger management courses, parole and probation.
Domestic violence occurs when an individual tries to control another individual by using excessive force and/or abuse. It is a psychological and physically controlling game to the abuser. Domestic violence also may be referred to as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse and elder abuse. It often includes rape and unwanted sexual relationships.
At the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, you can expect to be provided with experienced and professional representation for your domestic violence case. You may have been falsely accused, and domestic violence defense attorney Whittel can investigate all areas of the domestic violence charges and challenge any false information.Ocala Domestic Violence Law Firm
Gainesville and Ocala domestic violence defense lawyer Robert G. Whittel is known for his hard-hitting defense and professionalism when defending his clients and their domestic violence cases. He will protect your rights in the state of Florida and attempt to achieve the freedom and future that you deserve.
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