St. Augustine Domestic Battery Defense Lawyers
Domestic Violence Charges in St. Johns, Florida
Domestic battery occurs when a person commits a battery on a victim who
is a spouse, former spouse, or relative. This crime may also involve people
who live together or formerly lived together, as well as people who have
Domestic battery is a first-degree misdemeanor, punishable by up to one
year in jail. This charge may also be filed as a felony if a person who
has been previously convicted of misdemeanor battery is accused of committing
a second misdemeanor battery.
At Albaugh Law Firm, we have the
insights of former prosecutors and 70+ years of collective experience. We are well-prepared to craft the strongest possible defense strategy
for you and your future. Don’t hesitate to
contact our dedicated team today!
If you have been arrested for domestic battery in St. Johns, Flagler, or
Putnam Counties, you likely have many questions about what will happen
next. Whether you face misdemeanor or felony charges, it is important
that you retain a skilled St. Augustine attorney with a reputation for
success. We know how to challenge criminal domestic violence charges in Florida.
Schedule a Consultation with the Albaugh Law Firm
Albaugh Law Firm,
one of our attorneys spent more than four years as a domestic violence
prosecutor. Attorney Ryan Albaugh thoroughly understands the way that prosecutors
approach these cases. He also knows the importance of requesting that
the no-contact order be modified so that the alleged "offender"
is again allowed to come home. Failing to address the no-contact order
can have a devastating impact on families and their finances if one spouse
is forced to live elsewhere during the duration of the case.
At the Albaugh Law Firm in St. Augustine, we also know what facts to look
for while investigating domestic violence cases and how to exploit shortcomings
in the prosecution's evidence so as to ensure the most favorable result
possible for you as a client, whether that means a case dismissal or completing
a diversion program. A diversion program could allow your arrest to be
removed from your criminal record.
When you call our St. Augustine or Jacksonville office today, we can schedule you a
FREE case evaluation with a dedicated defense attorney at our firm.