Domestic Battery

State of Florida v. N.B.

Bleeding scratch under left eye with swelling, charge DROPPED

Our client, N.B., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Duval County.  Both our client, and her fiance, called police.  Both were interviewed separately.  Our client's fiance, the alleged victim, told police that our client physically attached him by slapping him during an argument.  The alleged victim had visible signs of injury to his person with a scratch underneath his left eye that was bleeding as the police officer spoke to him and swelling on his face.  He told police these injuries were caused by N.B.  Our client also spoke to the police at the scene and denied striking the alleged victim.  According to police, she did admit to trying to get away from him by swatting her arm at him.  She told police that any injury to her fiance was an accident.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney presented additional information to the prosecutor assigned to the case and the case was DISMISSED.
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State of Florida v. R.R.


Accusations of zip-tying his wife causing scratches and red marks, case DISMISSED

Our client, R.R., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville.  Police were dispatched to an abduction.  When police arrived, the alleged victim, our client's wife, was standing in the front yard crying and very intoxicated.  She told police that our client tied her hands behind her back and she was able to call the police.  Our client told police his wife was very drunk and was yelling at him uncontrollably.  He admitted to tying her up, gently, with a zip tie.  Police observed a scratch of the alleged victim's forearm and red marks on her left arms caused by the zip tie.  Our Jacksonville criminal attorney presented mitigating information to the prosecutor on the case and the charge was DROPPED.
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State of Florida v. L.G.


Accused of spraying ex-boyfriend in face with bleach, busting car windshield and spraying bleach all over clothes and bed, charges DROPPED


Our client, L.G., was arrested for felony criminal mischief and domestic battery in Duval County.  The alleged victim, our client's ex-boyfriend, told police that he and our client went out together and got into a verbal argument.  He claimed our client went back to his house and poured bleach all over his residence, including his couch, floor bedding and clothes.  After calling the police, he claimed our client sprayed him in the face with bleach and proceeded to bang on his car causing the windshield to shatter.  Police spoke to a next door neighbor and she confirmed that our client did bang on ex-boyfriend's car.  Police also observed the alleged victim's household items bleached.  Our Jacksonville domestic battery attorney met with the prosecutor assigned to the case and presented evidence that the alleged victim actually harmed our client that night.  All charges were DISMISSED, including the damaging of his vehicle. 
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State of Florida v. C.L.

Cut and busted lip, accusations of grabbing around neck, case DISMISSED

Our client, C.L., was arrested in Duval County on a charge of domestic battery.  Police were called out to a domestic incident and made contact with the alleged victim, who is our client's former girlfriend.  She told police she and our client were involved in a heated argument and that our client grabbed her by the neck/throat area.  She claimed to yell "please don't kill me" and "please don't break my neck".  The alleged victim claimed she then fell and hit the floor.  Police observed that her lip was cut and busted open.  Our client admitted that the two had a verbal argument, but adamantly denied touching her in any way.  There was a witness in the house at the time, but he did not see the actual incident.  He did hear the two arguing and then heard a "thump".  Our Jacksonville domestic battery lawyer investigated the case further and gave more relevant information to the prosecutor assigned to the case. The charge was DROPPED.
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State of Florida v. A.G.

Accused of grabbing girlfriend by neck, marks on body and a child witness, charge DROPPED

Our client, A.G., was arrested for Felony Domestic Battery by Strangulation, which is a third degree felony in Jacksonville.  Police were called out to our client's home after a call of a suicidal person.  Police arrived and spoke to the alleged victim, who is our client's live-in girlfriend and mother of his children.  She told police she and A.G. were involved in a verbal dispute that turned physical.  She said our client grabbed her by the arms and struck her in the left bicep, leaving a contusion.  The alleged victim went on claiming that our client then grabbed her by the neck for several seconds causing a minor scratch.  The couple's nine year-old son was allegedly present at the time and told police he saw our client grab his mother by the neck.  Our client denied the accusations.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery attorney presented additional important information to the prosecutor assigned to the case.  The charge was DISMISSED.
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State of Florida v. D.J.

Accusations of pushing against door with an inch long mark on shoulder, charges DISMISSED

Our client was arrested for domestic battery in Duval County.  Police were dispatched to a domestic violence call.  They spoke to the alleged victim, our client's wife.  She told police that she had just had an epidural and came home.  She said that the alleged victim and D.J. verbally argued and our client pushed her against the bathroom door where she hit her back on the corner and fell.  She also claimed that our client balled his fist at her and she thought he was going to strike her, but did not.  Police observed an inch long mark on the upper right side of her shoulder area.  Our client also talked to the police and agreed that they were arguing, but denied pushing his wife.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney presented information to the prosecutor assigned to the case, including the fact that it was our client who called 911.  The domestic violence charge was DROPPED against D.J.

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State of Florida v. B.J.

Allegations of grabbing and pushing his wife and our client confessing, case DROPPED

Our client, B.J., was arrested in Jacksonville for domestic battery.  Police were dispatched to a domestic incident and met with our client first.  B.J. told police he argued with his wife verbally at first and then pushed her our of the garage door because he was mad at her.  The victim, our client's wife, told police our client chased her around the kitchen trying to grab a hold of her to throw her out of the house.  She claimed our client grabbed her and pushed her.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney presented mitigation evidence to the prosecutor assigned to the case.  The case was DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. L.F.

Accused of "attacking and pushing" victim with a witness, charged DISMISSED

Our client, L.F. was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville.  Police responded to a 911 call made reporting a domestic dispute.  The alleged victim, our client's sister, told police both she and her sister were drinking alcohol.  They began to argue and the argument became physical, with our client "physically attacking" her numerous times, grabbing her and pushing her.  Police also spoke to the "victim"'s 16 year-old daughter, who is a listed witness.  The daughter told police she witnessed our client attack and push her mother.  Our client was determined to be the primary aggressor and was arrested.  Our Duval County Domestic Battery Attorney presented information to the prosecutor assigned to the case.  This charge was DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. F.T.

Allegations of punching and kicking step-father with witness, charge DROPPED

Our client, F.T., was arrested as a juvenile for Domestic Battery in Clay County.  A witness was driving and reported that she saw our client (17 years-old)  punching and grabbing onto an older black male.  The witness called 911 and said that F.T. appeared to the aggressor in the altercation.  Police spoke to F.T.'s stet-father and they reported that he told them our client pushed his head, grabbed onto his neck and shoulder area, held his head in a headlock position, and punched him in his body.  His step-father had a scratch on his left ear.  After investigating the case further, our Clay County Domestic Battery Attorney presented information on F.T. to the prosecutor assigned to the case.  It was also revealed that the statements attributed to the victim were not made as the police reported.  This Juvenile Domestic Battery charge was DISMISSED.
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State of Florida v. R.M.

Accused of kicking boyfriend in the back causing fall, NO ARREST

Our client, R.M., was contacted by the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office in reference to a domestic battery allegation.  Our client had a live-in boyfriend that had been verbally and physically abusive to her for a period of time.  When she had finally had enough, she decided to apply for an injunction against him.  When our client told boyfriend about her decision, he went on the offensive and called the police.  He made a report that our client kicked him in the back, caused him to fall down the stairs and causing a cut and bruise on his arm.  Our St. Johns Domestic Battery Attorney went to work presenting information and witness testimony to the state attorney assigned to the case.  Witness testimony the police did not have.  R.M. was NEVER arrested on this charge and was free to go about her life.
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State of Florida v. S.N.

Bruise over eye, gash on head, charge DISMISSED

Our client, S.N., was arrested for a Domestic Battery in Jacksonville on her husband. Police were dispatched to a domestic battery and made contact with our client's husband.  The police observed a small gash on the upper portion of his head which was no longer bleeding.  Dried blood was on the rear of his head and on the top of his shirt and hands.  Additionally, he had bruise on his left eye lid.  He said he and his wife, our client, had an argument after a night of drinking.  When they arrived home, he claimed that S.N. pursued him creating a physical altercation in front of the door to the bedroom.  Police observed blood droplets on the floor.  Our client told police she felt her husband was invading her personal space and admitted to pushing and striking him.  Photographs were taken of the injuries and our client was arrested.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Lawyer presented mitigating evidence to the prosecutor on the case and the charge was DISMISSED. 
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State of Florida v. M.C.

Red scratches on throat, charge DROPPED

Our client, M.C., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville.  Police responded to a domestic battery call and spoke to the alleged victim, the mother of our client's child and girlfriend.  She told police our client and her engaged in an argument that ended with M.C. grabbing her by the hair and throwing her to the ground.  She further told police our client grabbed her necklace with keys in his hand and scratched her throat.  The scratch marks were visible and were photographed by the JSO evidence technician.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney presented additional information to the prosecutor and the charge was DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. B.W.

Allegations of biting on left arm, charge DISMISSED

Our client. B.W., was arrested in Clay County on a Domestic Battery charge.  Police were called out to a domestic disturbance between our client and her husband.  The alleged victim told police the two were engaged in an argument and it became physical.  Our client was accused of grabbing her husband by his upper torso and jumped on top of him.  He said that during the altercation, our client bit him on his left arm.  Even thought the two both engaged in the physical fight, B.W. was arrested.  Our Clay County Domestic Battery Attorney presented more information to the prosecutor on the case, including the victim's statement.  The Clay County Battery Charge was dropped.

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State of Florida v. T.S.

Abrasions on shoulders and leg, charge DROPPED

Our client, T.S., was arrested for Battery in Jacksonville.  Battery is a first degree misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail.  Police got called out in reference to dating violence.  Upon arriving at the scene, the officer spoke to the alleged victim, our client's ex-girlfriend.  She told police her and our client argued and the argument escalated.  She claimed T.S. threw her on the ground and struck her several times with his hand on her back.  The officer observed abrasions on her shoulder and leg.  The ex-girlfriend said our client left the scene.  Our client was questioned by police and was arrested for battery.  Our Jacksonville Battery Attorney looked into the case further and presented more information to the prosecutor on the case.  This Duval County Battery charge was DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. A.B.

Bloody nose and allegations of gun shots - case DISMISSED

Our client, A. B., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery.  Police met with alleged victim, our client's live-in girlfriend, and she told police A.B. was drunk and the two had an argument.  She told Jacksonville police our client "back handed" her across her face, causing her nose to bleed.  As she packed her belongings to leave the house, the alleged victim told police our client retrieved his handgun and she heard two gunshots.  She also claimed that our client slashed her car tire.  Police interviewed A.B. and he was arrested in Duval County.  A firearm was located inside the residence and the police placed it in the property room.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney investigated the case further and presented information to the prosecutor.  The charge was DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. A.J.

Bite mark on left shoulder - Duval County domestic battery DROPPED

Our client, A.J., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville.  Upon arrival at the scene, police contacted the alleged victim, our client's husband.  He told police that he and our client began arguing and she wanted him out of the house.  He told police A.J. grabbed his face and pushed his eyes in.  He claimed she then bit him.  Police on the scene observed a bite mark on the top of the alleged victim's left shoulder.  The police then spoke to our client and she told them the alleged victim attempted to body slam her and she then bit him.  Our client had no visible injuries.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney investigated the case further and presented information to the prosecutor.  The Jacksonville Domestic Battery charge was DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. C.R.

Cut on face - Jacksonville domestic battery charge DISMISSED

Our client, C.R., was arrested in Duval County on one charge of Domestic Battery, a first degree misdemeanor.  Jacksonville police were dispatched to a domestic violence call and the alleged victim, our client's husband, was questioned.  He told officers he and our client had an argument and that argument became loud and violent.  He claimed C.R. jumped on him and scratched his face.  The officer observed a cut mark on the left side of the alleged victim's face.  The police also observed that our client had long finger nails.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney investigated the case further and presented additional information to the assistant state attorney.  The Duval County domestic battery charge against our client was DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. A.J.

Redness and a cut on lip - charge DROPPED

Our client, A.J., was arrested in Jacksonville on a charge of Battery against his female roommate.  Police were dispatched to a Duval County Battery.  They met with the alleged victim who told them our client battered her during the process of her packing her belongings to move out.  She said A.J. grabbed her neck from behind with his hand, slapped her on the right side of her face and struck her in the mouth with his hand.  The officer observed redness on the right side of her face and a cut on her lower lip.  During the interview with our client, A.J. admitted to grabbing the alleged victim's shoulders from behind but denied striking her.  Our Jacksonville Battery Attorney presented evidence and mitigation to the prosecutor in the case.  The Jacksonville Battery charge against our client was DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. V.R.

Alleged victim claimed she was strangled with marks to prove it - charge DISMISSED

Our client, V.R., was arrested in Nassau County for the felony charge of Domestic Battery with Strangulation.  This is a third degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison.  The alleged victim, our client's wife of ten years, called the police and accused V.R. of putting his hands around her neck and strangling her.  She told police they were engaged in a verbal fight that turned physical.  Police say she told them V.R. caused marks on her neck.  Our Nassau County Domestic Battery Attorney investigated the case further and revealed inconsistencies in the story.  The Nassau County Felony Battery charge was DROPPED and our client was able to go on with his life.

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State of Florida v. S.D.

Several bruises on face and swollen lips, domestic battery charge DROPPED

Our client, S.D., was arrested in Duval County on a charge of domestic battery, which is a first degree misdemeanor.  If convicted of this Jacksonville violent crime, our client was facing up to one year in jail.  An anonymous citizen called police when he heard loud yelling and banging in S.D.'s residence.  When police responded, they spoke to our client.  Police noted a smell of a strong odor of alcohol coming from our client.  The alleged victim, our client's girlfriend, had several bruises on her facial area and two swollen lips.  The injuries were covered up with what appeared to be fresh make-up.  She changed her story several times.  As what happens so many times when the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is called out to a domestic battery call, our client (the man) was arrested.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm was able to get the charge DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. R.H.

Alleged victim had cuts on elbows and with an eyewitness, battery charge DISMISSED

Our client, R.H., was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville, Florida.  Jacksonville police responded to a reported battery with injuries.  When they arrived, the alleged victim, our client's girlfriend, was lying in a parking lot and was extremely intoxicated.  A witness was there and told police our client pushed the alleged victim out of the vehicle and she fell back onto the parking lot onto the pavement.  911 was called and the alleged victim was transported to the hospital due to neck and head pain.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney investigated the case further and the Duval County criminal case was DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. E.A.

Possible broken nose, case DISMISSED

Our client, E.A., was arrested in Jacksonville on a charge of Domestic Battery.  Neighbors reported a domestic battery to police and our client and his wife, the alleged victim, were interviewed.  Our client's wife told police they "put their hands on each other" while having a verbal argument.  Police observed a large contusion on her nose and the officer believed her nose could be broken.  Our client had no injuries on him.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney was able to get the domestic battery charge DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. C.A.

Scratch marks observed by police, case DROPPED

Our client, C.A., was arrested in Jacksonville on a charge of Domestic Battery on her mother.  The victim called police and told them her daughter, our client, was arguing with her over use of the home phone.  Our client's mother told police C.A. was loudly arguing with her boyfriend and she told her daughter to hang up the phone.  C.A. then reportedly threw a cell phone, pushed her mother and struck her in the face with her hand.  Police observed several scratches on the victim's right shoulder.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney was able to get the domestic battery charge DISMISSED.

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State of Florida v. J.M.

Police see several deep bruises on alleged victim, charge DISMISSED

Our client, J.M., was arrested in Jacksonville for Domestic Battery.  Police were dispatched to a disturbance and met with the alleged victim, our client's girlfriend.  She reported that they had an argument for that lasted two days regarding their relationship.  She claimed as she started to leave the scene, our client blocked her car in the driveway with another car.  She claimed the then walked into the bedroom and our client grabbed her from behind holding her back as she was struggling to get free.  The officer on the scene observed several deep bruises on her arms consistent with finger marks.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Law Firm investigated the case further and gave the prosecutor more information on the background of the case and the alleged victim.  The domestic battery charge was DROPPED.

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State of Florida v. P.P.

Two witnesses tell police man hits alleged victim with a paint stick, charge DROPPED

Our client was arrested for Domestic Battery in Jacksonville, Florida.  Police were dispatched to an "armed battery" at our client's home.  The police spoke to the alleged victim, our client's 21 year-old daughter.  She told police her brother, a 5 year-old boy, kicked her in the face.  She grabbed his leg and told him to stop kicking her.  The boy began to scream and cry.  She claims our client, her father, came towards her and hit her with a painting stick more than once on the back.  Our client told police he pushed his daughter while holding a paint stick in his hand.  Witness #1, our client's wife, told police he saw our client strike their daughter more than once with the paint stick in the back.  Witness #2, our client's other daughter, told the police she also saw our client hit the victim more than once with the paint stick in the back.  The officers also observed a bruise on the victim's right shoulder.  Our Jacksonville Domestic Battery Attorney was able to get the domestic battery charge DISMISSED. 

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State of Florida v. S.H.

Judge finds man not guilty of pushing, spitting on estranged wife

Jacksonville police arrested our client after his wife told police he pushed her while she was holding their baby. She says the push caused her to hit her head on the bed. Our client -- 5-foot-5 inches, 225 pounds -- and the alleged victim – 5-foot-5 inches, 120 pounds -- were separated at the time, but had been married 9 years. Our client was at the house getting clothes for the couple’s children when they got into an argument. The alleged victim also told police our client spit in her face after following her to the car. He was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville criminal defense attorneys took the case to trial and discredited the alleged victim. Because of the work from our Jacksonville domestic battery attorney, our client was found not guilty by the judge.




State of Florida v. D.M.

Charges dropped against mom who had pot in pocket when arrested for hitting son

Our client was accused of hitting her son across the back with a back scratcher and threatening to spray him with pepper spray. When Jacksonville police arrived, officers said they saw a long, skinny welt on her son’s back. After our client was arrested, police found a bag of marijuana in her front pocket. She was now facing up to a year in jail each on charges of domestic battery and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana (both 1st degree misdemeanors). Our Jacksonville criminal defense attorney learned more about the facts of the case, presented those facts to prosecutor and were able to get all charges dropped.




State of Florida v. V.N.

Man accused of punching wife, charges dropped

A witness told Jacksonville police she saw our client punch his wife in the face and the back several times. The alleged victim’s face was swollen and red, according to police. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor) and looking at up to a year in jail. Our Jacksonville domestic battery lawyer got all charges dropped.




State of Florida v. D.C.

Domestic battery charges dropped

Jacksonville police arrested our client after he was accused of pushing the alleged victim. There were several pictures on the wall that fell and the alleged victim’s finger was cut by broken glass. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor) and facing up to a year in jail. Our Jacksonville domestic battery lawyer got the charge dropped.




State of Florida v. Q.S.

Attorneys get charges dropped against man on probation for domestic battery

Jacksonville police said our client grabbed the alleged victim by the neck, pushed her onto a bed and choked her. There was a witness to the alleged attack and police said they saw redness around the woman’s chest and throat. Making circumstances more difficult for our client, he was already on probation for a previous domestic battery. He was now facing up to two years in jail on charges of domestic battery and violation of probation of domestic battery (both 1st degree misdemeanors). Our client was able to avoid time and continue his probation after our Jacksonville criminal defense law firm got the new charge dropped.




State of Florida v. A.L.

Man accused of battery during fight over password; charges dropped

Jacksonville police arrested our client after his wife told officers he pushed her several times during a fight about the password to their computer. Police said they saw a bruise on her arm. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville criminal attorney dug into the accusations and was successful in getting the charge dropped.




State of Florida v. S.P.

Jury finds man not guilty of domestic battery

Jacksonville police and two witnesses said the bruises on the arms and face of the alleged victim were caused by our client. They said he grabbed her, shoved her to the ground and punched her several times in the face and body. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Ms. Mussallem, a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney, reviewed the charges, built her own case and defended our client at trial. It took a jury 14 minutes to reach a Not Guilty verdict.




State of Florida v. C.P.

Jury takes just 10 minutes to find man not guilty of domestic battery allegation

Jacksonville police investigated our client for grabbing the alleged victim by the neck, holding her down on the bed and holding a knife to her throat. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Ms. Mussallem, a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney, thoroughly investigated the charges, prepared and defended our client at trial. Through the work of Ms. Mussallem, the jury found our client not guilty in 10 minutes.




State of Florida v. S.C.

Charge dropped after man accused of hitting wife with his car

Jacksonville police investigated our client after his wife said he pushed her, then got into his car and intentionally drove into her leg. An “independent” witness told police she saw the same thing. Police said she had bruises on her body and told police she believed her husband would kill her because he’s also been violent in the past. She got a permanent injunction against him, meaning he cannot contact her. Police arrested our client and then found pot in his pocket. He was charged with domestic battery and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana (both 1st degree misdemeanors). Our Jacksonville domestic battery lawyer did a comprehensive analysis of the case and were able to get the domestic battery charge dropped.




State of Florida v. K.W.

Attorneys look into man’s background, get charges dismissed against woman accused of beating him

Our client was intoxicated when police arrived to investigate an accusation of her beating and scratching a man. Police said both of the man’s shoulders were bleeding, and he had several scratches along with a swollen left eye. The officer said the alleged victim could not have caused these injuries by himself. The victim told police our client was drinking and then lost it. Police started talking to our client who had blood under her fingernails and was not injured. She was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville domestic battery law firm dug into the alleged victim’s past and worked to get the charge dismissed.




State of Florida v. C.L.

Charged dropped against man who tells officer: “Give me your gun so I can shoot my wife”

When Jacksonville police responded to a domestic battery call, they found our client inebriated and slurring his speech. His wife told police he drinks every day and “is always slapping her around and talking down to her.” She told the officers her husband hit her in the face several times that day and police said her cheeks were red. Our client allegedly pointed his hand like he was holding a gun and told an officer, “give me your gun so I can shoot my wife.” He was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville criminal defense attorney succeeded in getting the charge dropped.




State of Florida v. D.G.

Attorneys help client withdraw plea in domestic battery case

Our client had not hired a criminal defense attorney before his first court appearance on a domestic battery charge and chose to plead no contest. As part of the plea, he was put on probation and required to pay court costs, get a GED and attend the Safe Families Program – a 26-class course. What he didn’t know was that a domestic battery on your record immediately closes the door for many job opportunities. He approached our Jacksonville criminal defense attorneys because he said he didn’t understand the consequences of his plea and wanted to change it. Our Jacksonville domestic battery attorney was able to get the plea withdrawn, his judgment set aside and have the domestic battery charge dropped.




State of Florida v. S.J.

Little evidence against wife, domestic battery charges dropped

Jacksonville police arrested our client, who was accused of slapping her husband in the face and then following him and beating him as he walked to the car. He told investigators that she hit him after a verbal argument and when he went to get some medical records from his car, she followed him and hit him in the head, neck and back. The husband had no visible marks or injuries, but our client had a small abrasion on her arm. Our client told police she did hit him the first time but didn’t follow him to the car. She was arrested for domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville criminal defense firm investigated the case and the charges were dropped.




State of Florida v. L.S.

Attorneys bring forward new evidence, state drops domestic battery charges against stepmother

Jacksonville police arrested our client for allegedly beating her 15-year-old stepdaughter. The girl’s biological mother called police. The mother said our client threw a pair of pants and a shoe at her daughter, violently pulled her by the arm, slapped her in the face and put her hands around the girl’s neck. Police said they saw a small cut on the girl’s neck. Our client told police she did throw the pants and shoe, slapped the girl in the face, pulled her down the hall by her arm and, to keep the girl looking at her while she disciplined her, grabbed the girl’s face and neck. Our client was charged with domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). Our Jacksonville domestic battery lawyer brought more evidence to prosecutors, including that the alleged victim acted like she was going to hit our client and “bowed up” to her. The work of our Jacksonville criminal defense attorney led to the charge being dropped.




State of Florida v. S.R.

Attorneys cast doubt on story of mother with broken arm

Our client was arrested by Jacksonville police, after the mother of his child said he grabbed her by the arm, shoved her against a wall and took off. The alleged victim then said our client came back minutes later, grabbed her by the other arm and yanked it behind her back. The alleged victim was treated at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville for a broken arm and a sprained neck. Our client said he never touched the victim. Still, he was arrested for domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). An investigation by our Jacksonville domestic battery attorneys gleaned evidence showing the alleged victim may have been less than truthful. The work by our Jacksonville criminal defense law firm helped get the charge dismissed.




State of Florida v. M.B.

Charges dropped against man accused of hitting his 60-year-old mother

Jacksonville police investigated our client after his 60-year-old mother told police our client walked into her room while she was sleeping and hit her in the mouth. She told officers her son was yelling at her because he thinks she is disrespectful when she talks to him. She told police she thought he slapped her and officers said they saw a small red mark on her face, next to her mouth. Our client told police his mother is always disrespecting him, but denied hitting her. He was arrested for domestic battery (1st degree misdemeanor). After a thorough investigation by our Jacksonville criminal law firm, the charge was dropped.




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