Ocala and Gainesville Domestic Violence Lawyer

Whether in a criminal or civil case, domestic violence and domestic battery cases are taken extremely seriously in the State of Florida. In a criminal case, the State of Florida will decide whether or not to proceed with the case, even if the victim decides to drop the charges. The state of Florida has special prosecutors that handle domestic violence cases.  Furthermore, a domestic battery conviction cannot be expunged from your record and impacts weapons rights.

Gainesville and Ocala Family Violence Attorney

A domestic violence victim can be a spouse, dating partner, family member, child or cohabitant. In addition to criminal defense, the firm assists individuals seeking an injunction or divorce due to the incidence of domestic violence.  The firm represents victims of domestic violence in civil cases and can be the representative of a victim of a domestic violence criminal act.

If a protective order is needed and/or there has been an arrest on a domestic charge, then an experienced domestic and criminal lawyer can provide strategic and resolute action for or against the charges.  We will work to protect our client's rights and those of any children involved.

Domestic violence includes many forms of abuse, including:

  • Physical
  • Sexual
  • Emotional
  • Economic
  • Psychological
  • Threats
  • Stalking

Contact a Florida Sexual Violence Attorney

Gainesville 352-371-9141

Ocala 352-694-4529

The firm handles domestic violence, domestic battery and the resulting divorce and injunction cases in Florida. For legal representation in a case involving domestic or sexual violence,  click, call or fill out the form to get help in any domestic, family or criminal case.  Telephones are answered 24 hours every day, seven days a week.  Abogado Straile, habla Español.