Florida law defines domestic violence as any assault (threat or attempt to do bodily harm), battery (intentional, unlawful touching or striking) sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking (repeated, willful and malicious pattern of harassing, or following), kidnapping, or false imprisonment or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury, or death of one “family or household” member by another who is, or was, residing in the same single dwelling unit.
“Family or household” members include spouses, former spouses, those related by blood or marriage, those who are or were residing in the same single dwelling unit as well as those who have a child in common regardless of whether they have ever resided together.
If you have been arrested for Domestic Violence, you need an attorney that knows the law and ensures that your right are fully protect. At Valkenburg Law Group, P.A., our attorneys fight to make sure our clients receive the best resolution. Contact our office at 813-514-1058.