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DomeViol3 September 16, 2022

Defenses To Charges Of Domestic Violence

When one is charged with domestic violence, they can suffer real damage to their reputation and their livelihood, even if they are in fact innocent of the charges against them or the situation is more complex than meets the eye. It can be easy to feel like giving up – but you have the… Read More »

CrimDef5 September 9, 2022

Consequences For Domestic Violence In Florida

If a person is convicted of domestic violence, the legal consequences are significant – at the very least, jail time and fines await them. However, there are additional consequences that can affect a person who has a domestic violence conviction (or even an arrest, in some cases!) on their criminal record. If you have… Read More »

GavelCuffs2 September 2, 2022

Domestic Violence In The LGBTQ+ Community Often Goes Unreported

Domestic violence is a crime that can affect everyone, regardless of gender or sexuality. Yet despite statistics showing that the LGBTQ+ community is just as susceptible to domestic violence, a pattern of failing to report has been charted over years and even decades. There are a variety of reasons for this, but if you… Read More »

CrimLaw13 August 26, 2022

What Is The Victim’s Role In A Florida Domestic Violence Case?

If you have been arrested and charged with any crime of domestic violence, you may think that if your alleged victim refuses to cooperate, you will simply be released and the charges will be dropped. Unfortunately, this is not how this type of offense is prosecuted in Florida. While it may seem counterintuitive at… Read More »

Gavel_Cuffs August 19, 2022

Influencer Faces Second-Degree Murder Charges In Domestic Violence Incident

In August 2022, social media model and influencer Courtney Clenney was arrested in Hawaii and extradited back to Florida to face charges of second-degree murder with a deadly weapon. Her boyfriend, Christian Obumseli, was killed in April after an incident in which Clenney allegedly stabbed him with a long knife. While in general, women… Read More »

Defense2 August 8, 2022

Misconceptions About Florida Domestic Violence

Statistics from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement show that in 2019, approximately 105,000 domestic violence-related offenses were reported in the state, with countless more almost certainly going unreported. Yet despite its prevalence, there are many misconceptions about how domestic violence crimes are treated under Florida law. If you have been charged with a… Read More »

CrimLawyer3 August 5, 2022

Domestic Violence Case Against Former WWE NXT Wrestler Dropped

In May 2022, All Elite Wrestling’s Jake Atlas was arrested and charged with domestic violence in Florida after attacking his long-term partner during an argument. While the partner suffered only minor injuries, Atlas was charged with misdemeanor (domestic) battery after allegedly refusing to tell his side of the story. In late June, the charges… Read More »

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