Jacksonville Domestic Violence Attorney
More than 90 Years of Combined Experience
Have you recently been arrested for or accused of domestic violence? If
so, we urge you to contact the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A.
for help. We have the proven track record of success that you need when
criminal defense firm.
What sets us apart?
- 90+ Years' Collective Experience
- Practice State and Federal Criminal Defense
- Former Prosecutor on Your Side
- AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
With a former prosecutor and former public defender on our legal team,
you can rest assured that we know the prosecution and we know the defense.
This insight into both sides allows us to stay one step ahead of the prosecution,
all the while knowing which legal strategies can be used to provide our
clients with the best possible defense.
Domestic Violence Defined
Section 741.28 defines domestic violence as any
assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual
battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment,
or any other act of violence resulting in a physical injury against another
family or household member.
A domestic violence victim can file a petition requesting an injunction
for protection against domestic violence, which may order the alleged
- Stop committing further abuse
- Leave the home
- Surrender their firearms
- Stay away from the victim's residence, school, and workplace
Penalties of Domestic Violence Convictions
If the alleged abuser is a mother or father, he or she may be ordered to
relinquish custody of his or her children, and may be ordered to pay child support.
If convicted of domestic violence, the offender faces:
- Restraining order
- Permanent criminal record
- Completion of a batterers intervention program
- Community control
Seek Quality Legal Representation
Innocent men and women are often falsely accused of domestic violence,
especially in cases involving
divorce or a
child custody battle.
Since a conviction can have devastating consequences that affect your personal
and professional life, you can significantly benefit from retaining a
Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer from our firm.
We are on your side,
contact us to learn which legal strategies we would use to defend you!