Domestic Battery Cases

Domestic Battery

Our client, S. H., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. He and the alleged victim have been married for 9 years, but are currently separated. The alleged victim went to our client's house to pick up some clothes for their children and they began to argue. She told police that S.H. pushed her, causing her to strike her face on the bed. At the time she hit her head, she told police she had their baby in her arms. She also claimed that S.H. followed her to the car and spit in her face. Our client is 5'9, 225 pounds. The alleged victim is 5'5, 120 pounds. Our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm took the case to trial. Our Jacksonville Criminal Trial Lawyers aggressively defended our client and discredited the alleged victim. The judge found our client NOT GUILTY.

Domestic Battery - Possession of Less than 20 Grams Marijuana

Our client, D.M., was arrested for Domestic Battery and Possession of Less than 20 Grams of Marijuana, both first degree misdemeanors punishable for up to one year in jail each. The police said that D.M. threatened to spray her son with pepper spray and then hit him across the back with a back scratcher. The police observed a long narrow red mark across her son's back. After placing D.M under arrest, the police found a plastic bag with marijuana in her front left pants pocket. After presenting the facts as we knew them to the prosecutor, our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney was able to get both charges dropped.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, V.N., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. He was accused of punching his wife in the back and face several times. There was a witness who told the police she saw our client punch the alleged victim several times. The alleged victim had redness and swelling on her face. Our client was exposed to one year in jail. Our Jacksonville Criminal Lawyers were able to get all charges DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, D.C., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. He was accused of pushing the alleged victim against a wall where pictures were hanging, the pictures fell and broken glass cut the alleged victim's finger. Our client was exposed to one year in jail. Our Jacksonville Criminal Law Firm got all charges DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Probation Violation - Domestic Battery - Violation or Probation Domestic Battery

Our client, Q.S., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor and Violation of Probation of Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The police alleged that our client put his hands on the alleged victim's throat, pushed her down on a bed, and choked her. The alleged victim has redness around her neck and chest area. There was also a witness to the alleged battery. When arrested for this charge, our client was on probation for another Domestic Battery. Our client was exposed to 2 years in jail. Our Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys were able to get the new Domestic Battery dropped and our client was able to continue his probation.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, A.F., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The alleged victim said that our client threw a golf club at him striking him in the face. The alleged victim had a red and swollen bruise on the left side of his face. A.F. was exposed to 1 year in jail. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, K.T., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The police said that K.T. and her husband were arguing and that she threw a pack of canned drinks which hit the back of his head. K.T. was also accused of pushing the alleged victim from behind. The police observed three scratches on the alleged victim. K.T. was exposed to 1 year in jail. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the Domestic Battery reduced to a municipal ordinance of "Fighting" and she was ultimately not convicted of that offense.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, T.H., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. The police and alleged victim said that T.H pushed the alleged victim and struck her with a belt several times in the arms and face. The police observed a cut above the alleged victim's left eye, a knot on her forehead, a cut on her upper lip, and several scratch marks on her forearms. T. H. was exposed to 1 year in jail. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Lawyers were able to get the charge dropped.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, A.A., was charged with Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. He alleged victim told the police that A.A. pushed her and scratched her with his keys. A.A. was exposed to 1 year in jail. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Lawyers were able to get his charge dropped.

Violent Crimes - Aggravated Assault (Domestic)

Our client, G.S., was arrested for Aggravated Assault (Domestic). Police said that she attacked her husband with his collection of Katana Samurai Swords. Our client's husband struggled with her to prevent her from cutting him with the swords. She cut her fingers and the police observed blood on our client's nightgown. The Jacksonville police placed the swords in property as evidence of the crime. Our Jacksonville Criminal Lawyers were able to get all charges dropped.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, A.L. was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery on his wife. They had a verbal fight over the password to their computer. The alleged victim called the police and told them our client pushed her several times. When the police arrived, they saw a bruise on her arm. After investigating the allegations, our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery-Felony

Our client, Q.D., was charged with Domestic Battery-Felony because he had more than one prior conviction for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. If you have been convicted of Domestic Battery in Florida and are arrested for a subsequent Domestic Battery, you can be charged with a felony. The police said that Q.D. jumped on top of his girlfriend/mother of his children, and scratched her face up. The Jacksonville police observed several scratches on the alleged victim's left cheek. Our Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, A.B., was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. Domestic Battery is a first degree misdemeanor punishable for up to one year in jail. Police said A.B. became involved in a heated argument with his ex-wife, the alleged victim. It was reported that A.B. grabbed her by the hair and pulled her to the ground. During this pulling of the hair, the police said bleach spilled all over the alleged victim's clothes. The ex-wife told police A.B. was violent towards her in the past and that the violence has gotten worse over the past year. She also claimed that A.B. would intentionally kill her. After investigating the charges, our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get the Domestic Battery charge dropped.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, R.M., was arrested in Nassau County for Domestic Battery and Disorderly Intoxication. A Nassau County Sheriff's officer was working off duty at a nightclub ans saw R.M. punching his cousin inside his car. The officer swore that he saw our client punch the relative in the face 4 times. The officer ran over to the car and put R.M under arrest in Nassau County. The police said that our client was highly intoxicated. The alleged victim has a cut on his nose that was bleeding and has swollen cheeks. Our Nassau County Domestic Battery Lawyers convinced the prosecutor that R.M. was punching the seat of his truck, not the alleged victim and all charges were DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, S. C., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery and Possession of Less than 20 grams of Marijuana. The alleged victim was our client's husband and she told the police that S. C pushed her and then got in his car and struck her on the left leg with his car. An "independent" witness told Jacksonville police that she saw S.C push the alleged victim and saw the car S.C was driving hit her. The alleged victim had cuts/bruises on her body. She claimed S.C. has been violent towards her in the past and believed he would intentionally kill her. S.C was arrested for domestic battery in Jacksonville and when searched, police found marijuana in his left front pocket. The alleged victim also got a permanent injunction granted against S.C. After investigating the case, our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get the Domestic Battery charge DROPPED.

Violent Crimes - Domestic Battery

Our client, D.C., was arrested in Jacksonville for Simple Battery and Disorderly Intoxication. Police say our client went to pick up his daughter from the child's mother and the mother would not release the child because D.C was intoxicated. Witnesses say D.C. became mad and pushed the mother and pushed a 12 year-old boy to the ground. Witnesses say he then pushed another man, who fell to the ground hard enough to hit his head. When police arrived, they said D.C. smelled like alcohol and was very uncooperative. D.C. reportedly walked up to the police officer in an aggressive manner and told the police he was not going to jail. The officer took out his Taser and D.C. was arrested in Jacksonville. After reading D.C. his rights, police say he told them that he was going to beat their a**. Rescue was called to check out the victims. After interviewing the witnesses at the scene and breaking down the state attorney's case, our Jacksonville Criminal Law Firm was able to get all charges DROPPED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, K.W., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. Police report when they arrived at the scene (battery in progress), K.W. was intoxicated. They made contact with the alleged victim and police say he had several scratches on both of his shoulders that were bleeding. Police also observed a swollen left eye. The alleged victim said that K.W. had been drinking, became enraged, and began beating him up and scratching him. The officer at the scene said the alleged victim could not have caused these injuries himself. JSO then questioned K.W. and observed blood under her nails. K.W. had no physical injuries. After our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys investigated the alleged victim's past, our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get the Domestic Battery charge DISMISSED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, C.R., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery. C.R. and her husband got into a verbal argument after she had been drinking and taking pills. C.R.'s husband, the victim, called 911 and the police came to their house. The victim told police that C.R. hit him several times in the head making his ears ring. The police arrested C.R. for Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys investigated the case and were able to get all charges against C.R. DROPPED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, J.F., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery. His girlfriend called 911 and reported that she was battered. When JSO arrived, our client told the police that he has an anger problem. His girlfriend reported that J.F. hit her several times in the face while they struggled on the couch. J.F. also reportedly called her a "whore" and a "slut". The police observed a bloody and swollen lip on the victim. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get all charges DISMISSED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, C.L., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. When police arrived at the scene, our client had slurred speech and appeared to be very intoxicated. The police spoke to the alleged victim, C.L.'s wife, and she told them her husband hit her several times in the face that day. She told police our client drinks every day and is "always slapping her and talking down to her". Police observed some slight redness on her cheeks. Our client allegedly told the police, "give me your gun, so I can shoot my wife" while he was pointing his hand like holding a gun. Our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm was able to get the domestic battery charge DROPPED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, T.H., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery. His wife, the alleged victim, called police and told them that our client grabbed her by the right arm causing bruises. The officer observed 2 bruises on her right arm. The alleged victim told police that she was kept as a prisoner in her own home because she was not allowed to work and not allowed to have any access to household funds. Our Jacksonville domestic battery law firm investigated the case further and all charges against our client were DROPPED.

Domestic Battery - Withdrawal of Plea

Our client, D.G., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. He entered a plea of no contest for a domestic battery in first appearance court D.G. was not represented by a criminal defense lawyer at that time. He was placed on domestic battery probation to complete the Safe Families Program (26 classes), obtain a GED, and pay court costs. D.G. hired our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm to attempt to get his plea withdrawn because he did not understand the full implications of his plea. Having a domestic battery on your record will prohibit you from getting many jobs. Our Jacksonville criminal attorneys were able to get D.G.'s plea withdrawn, his judgment set aside, and get the domestic battery charge dropped.

Domestic Battery

Our client, S.J., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville on her husband. Police responded to a domestic battery and met with the "victim". He told the police he and our client got into a verbal altercation and she struck him in the face with an open hand. He then told police he walked outside to their car to retrieve some medical papers and S.J. followed. She began punching him in the back, neck, and the back of his head. There was a witness who told police he saw our client striking the "victim" with a closed fist and he tried to flee. JSO then made contact with our client. She told them she did strike her husband in the face with an open hand and did follow him to the car. She then told police she began striking her husband with a closed hand because he grabbed her. Our client had a small abrasion on her left arm and the "victim" had no marks. Despite this, our client was arrested. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get the charge DROPPED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, E.M., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. When police arrived at the scene, they spoke to the alleged victim, our client's wife. She told police she and E.M. were arguing about a vacation and he choked her and punched her in the face with a clenched fist a couple of times in the face. The officer observed the alleged victim had a swollen lip and red marks on her neck. The alleged victim completed a written statement and our client was arrested. Our Domestic Battery Attorneys investigated the case further and all charges were DISMISSED.

Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person - Domestic Battery by Strangulation - False Imprisonment

Our client, J.T., was arrested for three violent felonies in Nassau County. The aggravated battery on a pregnant female is a second degree felony and the false imprisonment and domestic battery by strangulation were both third degree felonies. J.T. was facing up to 25 years in prison. The alleged victim, our client's wife who is 5 months pregnant, called the police in Nassau County and claimed that our client was hitting her and pushed her to the ground. Upon arrival, police observed that the alleged victim had bleeding scrapes on her knees and elbows. She also had red marks on her neck where she claimed J.T. choked her. The alleged victim also claimed J.T. would not let her leave the scene. Our Nassau County Criminal Defense Attorneys investigated the case further and revealed that the alleged victim was on Xanax while pregnant and on the day of the incident. We contacted a witness at the scene who the police virtually ignored and gave the information to the state attorney. Our Nassau County Criminal Defense Law Firm was able to get all charges against J.T. DROPPED.

Domestic Battery Violation of Probation

Our client, G.S., was arrested for a second violation of probation in Jacksonville. He was placed on probation for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville and was to complete the Batterers Intervention Program and pay court costs of $685.00. The program is an extensive 26 week course. G.S. was violated on his probation because he did not enroll in the classes or pay anything towards court costs since being reinstated on probation in January for another violation. On the first violation of probation, the judge put an 8 year suspended sentence on G.S. That means that if he violated again, which he did this time, he would get a mandatory 8 months in jail. G.S. was facing up to a year in jail for this second violation with 8 months mandatory. Our Jacksonville Probation Law Firm was able to get G.S. reinstated on probation to continue his classes.

Domestic Battery

Our client, L.S., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. Police were dispatched to a child abuse/neglect incident. Upon arrival, JSO spoke to the alleged victim's birth mother. The alleged victim is 15 years-old and is our client's step-daughter. The alleged victim told police that her child was involved in a domestic dispute with L.S. During the dispute, she reported that our client threw a shoe and pair of pants at her daughter, slapped her in the face with an open hand, violently pulled her by the arm, and put her hands around her neck. The police observed a small cut on the left side of the alleged victim's neck. Our client admitted to throwing the shoe and pants at her step-daughter, slapping her in the face, pulling her down the hall by the arm, and placing her hands on her face/neck to keep her face looking at her while she disciplined her. Our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Law Firm presented additional evidence to the state attorney explaining the situation further, for example, information that the alleged victim "bowed up" at our client like she was going to hit her. Our Domestic Battery Lawyers were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, S.R, was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. The alleged victim, the mother of our client's child, told police she got into a physical altercation with S.R. She told JSO that he grabbed her by the left arm, slammed her against the wall, and left the apartment. The alleged victim claims S.R. returned 5 minutes later and grabbed her by the right arm and twisted that arm behind her back. The alleged victim went to St. Vincents Hospital and was treated for a broken arm and a sprained neck. Our client denied ever touching the alleged victim. Our Domestic Battery Lawyers investigated the case further and brought evidence forward showing that the alleged victim might not be telling the truth. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the charge DISMISSED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, M.B., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. The police were dispatched to a disturbance and met with the alleged victim, our client's 60 year-old mother. She told police that she was sleeping and M.B. walked into her room and hit her on the left side of her mouth. She believed he used an open hand. The mother told JSO that her son was yelling at her because he thinks she disrespects him when she talks to him. Police observed a minor red mark on the left side of the alleged victim's face, near her mouth. Our client told police that his mother was always disrespecting him, but he denied slapping her. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys investigated the case further and were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Battery (Dating Violence)

Our client, D.S., was arrested for battery (dating violence) in Jacksonville. The alleged victim, our client's "sometime" girlfriend, did not want the police called after an incident with D.S. Her friend called the police and told them the alleged victim had bruised on her ribs and down her legs. Police arrived and spoke to the victim. She told them both her and our client had been drinking and that she was grabbed by D.S. and tossed on the ground. When our client was questioned, he told police that the two of them were at his house drinking wine and both of them went to bed. D.S. told police the victim fell our of bed three times and he asked her to go home. He stated that she left and when she was walking down the steps, she fell again and rolled into the grass. Our Jacksonville Battery Defense Firm presented additional information to the prosecutor and the charge was DROPPED.

Battery (Dating Violence)

Our client, K.M. was arrested in Jacksonville for battery (dating violence), which is a first degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail. Upon arriving at the scene, JSO met with the "victim". He is our client's ex-boyfriend. He told police when our client came over to get some mail, they got into an argument because he had another woman in the house. He claims K.M. attacked him by ripping his shirt and scratching him. The officer saw several scratched on his chest. Our Jacksonville Battery Attorneys were able to to get the case DISMISSED.

Domestic Battery

Our client, C.M., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville. During the investigation, the victim told the police her husband, our client, pushed her down and slapped her in the face. She also advised they had been arguing and discussing divorce when C.M became violent. The victim said she hurt her wrist when he pushed her down. Police observed small scratches on her face. When questioned by the police, C.M. said he had too much to drink and had his mother drive him home. Once home, our client told police his wife became angry and he was not sure who pushed who first bud did admit they were pushing each other. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the charge DROPPED.

Aggravated Domestic Battery

Our client, J.P.M., was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery, a third degree felony which is punishable by up to five years in jail. The victim was cut by a piece of glass. J.P.M lived out of state at the time and was released on bond. Our client never had to return to Florida. Our Jacksonville Aggravated Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get the charge dropped to a misdemeanor and the Judge withheld adjudication, for which J.P.M. attended eight anger counseling sessions. Our client was never convicted of any crime and never served any jail time. - August 2011

Domestic Battery by Strangulation

Our client, M.B., was arrested in Jacksonville for domestic battery by strangulation, a third degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Our client had no criminal history, which our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to use to have the charge reduced to a municipal ordinance violation and the Judge withheld adjudication, for which J.P.M. had to complete only four hours of anger management classes. Our client was never convicted of any crime and never served any jail time. - September 2011

Domestic Battery

Our client M.R., was arrested in Jacksonville for domestic battery. M.R. was facing a tough set of options: exposure to twelve months in jail or a very intensive and longer probation. Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorneys were able to get M.R.'s case DROPPED prior to arraignment. - January 2012.

Misdemeanor Trespass, Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest Without Violence, And Misdemeanor Disorderly Intoxication

Our client, Z.D., was arrested in Jacksonville at the Jacksonville landing for trespass, a first degree misdemeanor, resisting arrest without violence, a first degree misdemeanor, and disorderly intoxication, a second degree misdemeanor. In this case, our client was arrested by off-duty JSO officers with the help of bouncers for conduct that is common with the rowdiness of the landing during crowded events. Our firm was able to secure a withhold of adjudication on the resisting arrest without violence charge, resulting in NO JAIL TIME OR PROBATION, as well as have the trespass and disorderly conduct charges DROPPED. – May 2013

Aggravated Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Escape, Trespass, Disorderly Conduct Upon Premises of an Establishment

Our client, B.T., was arrested in Jacksonville for aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, a first degree felony, escape, trespass, disorderly conduct upon premises of an establishment. If convicted, our client would have been exposed to a long and arduous prison sentence. Normally, only in extremely rare and unlikely situations are felony charges of this nature lessened, much less dropped entirely. However, through our firm’s providing the State Attorney with a number of mitigating factors in our client’s case, including our client’s presenting himself as remorseful and accountable for his actions, the State Attorney decided not to prosecute. Thus our firm was able to prevent all of these charges from being filed, and in effect, the charges were DROPPED. – June 2013