Can Self-Defense Claims Be Used Against Domestic Violence Charges in Florida?

Domestic violence is a serious offense. In Florida, penalties can range from a five-day jail sentence to fifteen years of imprisonment. Domestic violence may result in charges of assault and battery, which can mean a second-degree misdemeanor or third-degree felony, according to FindLaw. If you have children, a domestic violence conviction could cause you to … Continue reading Can Self-Defense Claims Be Used Against Domestic Violence Charges in Florida?