Tampa Domestic Violence
Reliable Tampa attorneys offering skillful representation in domestic violence cases
Domestic violence is a serious issue that should be dealt with as quickly as possible. At Baccarella & Baccarella, P.A, we take a strong stance from the outset to protect you and your family from all forms of domestic violence during divorce, custody and other family law matters. As attorneys who actively practice in both family law and criminal law matters, we understand the system and how to best protect your rights and interests.
Domestic violence in Tampa, Florida
Under Florida law, all types of family or household members who currently reside together, who have resided together in the past or who have a child together may be charged with domestic violence. This includes:
Domestic violence in Tampa includes a broad range of violent acts by family members against other family members such as:
Protecting families against domestic violence
At Baccarella & Baccarella, we immediately take a strong and unwavering stance to help you and your family obtain the protection you need from acts of violence or abuse. Under Florida law, our Tampa domestic violence attorneys can help you seek an injunction for protection against all types of violence, including domestic violence, repeat violence, dating violence, sexual violence or stalking, as well as request the State Attorney file a criminal complaint against your abuser. An injunction may include several provisions for protection:
- Restrain the abuser from contact or acts of abuse
- Forbid the abuser from coming within 500 feet of your home, school, business or employment
- Award you custody of your children
- Award you child support
Representing those unfairly accused of domestic violence in criminal court
In some cases, a divorce or child custody battle can get out of hand and the result is unfair charges of domestic violence by one spouse or parent against another. If you are unfairly accused of misdemeanor or felony domestic violence, our attorneys have more than 30 years of combined experience in criminal law and can help you present the strong defense you need. To learn more about our defense services, please see our practice areas.
Seek advice from attorneys with experience in both family and criminal law
At Baccarella & Baccarella, our experience as both family law attorneys and criminal defense lawyers gives us insight into the system, including what complications may arise and how to best protect your interests. To learn more about how we work to protect you and your family, call us today at 813-254-8998 or contact us online for a free initial consultation.