Domestic Violence Former prosecutor Carrie Rentz can help you with your criminal charges.

Orlando Domestic Violence Attorney

Award-Winning Criminal Defense to Protect Your Reputation

Perfect 10.0 Superb Rating on AvvoDomestic disputes can escalate quickly, resulting in the police being called to mediate and diffuse the situation. This often leads to domestic violence charges. These charges should always be taken seriously as they can negatively impact your life, including suffering criminal penalties or threatening your ability to maintain custody of your children or find employment. Our domestic violence attorney in Orlando has 15 years of experience providing defense services, and we know how the courts operate. When you need dedicated representation that puts you first, call the Law Office of Carrie L. Rentz, P.A.

For more information about how our Orlando domestic violence attorney can help you, call us at 407-995-6735 or contact us online. We accept cases in Orange County and Seminole County.

Florida Domestic Violence Laws

According to Florida law in §741.28 - 31, domestic violence is any offense causing physical injury or death committed by one family or household member against another. Some of these domestic violence crimes include:

  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Battery
  • Aggravated battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated stalking
  • Kidnapping
  • False imprisonment

What Happens When You Get a Domestic Violence Charge?

If you are convicted of domestic violence in Florida, you can face serious penalties. Possible penalties for domestic violence include:

  • One year’s probation
  • Batterer’s intervention program
  • Five days in county jail (if the offense involved the intentional infliction of bodily harm)

If charged with domestic violence, you could also face being restrained by an injunction.

Domestic Violence Cases Are Complicated

Many circumstances can lead to allegations of domestic abuse. While many are valid, some are not. During emotionally charged situations, mistakes can be made that lead to erroneous or false allegations of domestic abuse. When this happens, it is recommended that you work with our domestic violence attorney in Orlando who has the experience and knowledge to help you fight the charges.

Our Orlando domestic violence attorney can help with:

  • Investigating your case
  • Uncovering all of your legal options
  • Representing you in court
  • Helping construct the best defense for your situation
  • Provide you with the guidance and support you need to feel confident in court

You should always take domestic violence charges seriously. Many people do not realize that after a dispute, prosecutors can bring domestic violence charges even if the alleged victim does not want to. Furthermore, the prosecutor can subpoena the alleged victim, even if they do not want to testify against you. These situations are highly emotional, and you may be at a loss for what to do. We can help you through this difficult time.

We Believe You

Top 100 Trial LawyersMany clients report feeling alone and isolated when facing domestic violence charges. These charges can be devastating, especially when your community turns against you. At the Law Office of Carrie L. Rentz, P.A., we offer dedicated advocacy and aggressive representation in court. Our Orlando domestic violence attorney has experience as a prosecutor and knows how these cases are handled in Florida. We can use this experience to help you put your best foot forward in court.

Discuss your case with an experienced Orlando domestic violence lawyer. Call 407-995-6735 for help today.

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