Tampa Attorney on Battery with Domestic Violence Case

If you have been charged with domestic violence or domestic violence battery, contact an experienced Tampa criminal defense attorney to discuss your case. You may need to take certain steps today to protect yourself from this serious accusation. Find out more below about domestic violence laws in Florida.

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Domestic violence offenses are treated very seriously in Hillsborough County. The arrest alone can have serious consequences. After an arrest you are not able to bond out of jail until after you see the judge at first appearance who will notify you that your relationship with the alleged victim is over. This usually means that you can not return to your home, if you share the home with the alleged victim.

A domestic violence arrest in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, may also mean you can have no visitation with your children because the visitation would require direct or indirect communication with the alleged victim if the alleged victim is the parent of the other child.

Even if the alleged victim wishes to have contact, you can not violate the court order without the threat of facing your bond being revoked, or additional charges. Contact an experienced Tampa domestic battery attorney to discuss your rights and the best ways to defend yourself against this serious charge of domestic violence.

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