Difference Between Misdemeanor & Felony Domestic Violence in Florida
Depending on what the state prosecutor decides, you can either be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. While both can carry prison sentences, a second-degree felony charge can carry a sentence of up to 15 years. With a wide range of possible outcomes, it is important that you have a seasoned Jacksonville criminal defense attorney working your case. With the legal services of Malcolm Anthony, P.A., you can rest assured I will boldly challenge the government when it accuses you of domestic violence in order to protect your freedom and preserve your future.
The types of violent crimes that can be charged as domestic violence include:
- Aggravated assault
- Aggravated battery
- Sexual assault
- Sexual battery
Malcolm Anthony, P.A. Domestic Abuse Legal Counsel
In the state of Florida, the justice system defines domestic violence as a violent act committed against a family or household member, including spouse, parent of the individual's child, blood-related family member, or a family member by marriage. Being charged, or even just arrested, for the crime of domestic violence not only carries serious penalties which have both immediate and long-term consequences, but it also subjects you to deprivation of your rights without your knowledge. If you have been arrested for domestic violence, call Malcolm Anthony, P.A. immediately. Your rights are at stake.
For a Free Strategy Review, please give me a call at (904) 285-4LAW (4529). As your Jacksonville area criminal defense attorney, I will boldly challenge the government in order to protect your freedom and preserve your future.