Understanding When To Contact a Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
Things got a little out of hand. Tempers flared. Maybe there was a push, a shove, a slap. And, now you’re facing domestic violence charges. Allegations of domestic violence are very serious and should not be taken lightly. The National Coalition of Domestic Violence reports that over 1 million women are victims of physical assault each year.
There is a lot of press about these victims and the laws to protect them. Unfortunately, there are also victims from false accusations of domestic violence. There is a lot of press about these victims and the laws to protect them. Unfortunately, there are also victims from false accusations of domestic violence. It is the job of a good domestic violence lawyer to prove what actually happened and protect the innocent.
You may not even remember how the whole thing started, all you know is you need it to go away. A domestic violence lawyer can establish the timeline and alibi necessary to prove your innocence in court.
Some of the most common defenses in those who have been wrongly charged are the following:
- The burden of proof falls on the prosecutor and their client. If the prosecutor is unable to provide sufficient proof of the violence, the case could fall apart. Which is one reason it is so important to hire the right defense, one that knows how to poke holes in the other sides’ story.
- Self-defense is one of the most common reasons for false accusations. In some instances, the accused had to react in defense of themselves or their children. For example, if a woman were to threaten a man with a weapon it is within reason that he would need to defend himself. The story can be misconstrued.
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Since I never had any legal issues in the past, you can imagine how horrified I was when I received a letter from the Miami-Dade Police Department regarding an alleged accident. I was scared and lost. I had no clue as to what one does in these circumstances. So, I contacted an attorney who with no hesitation referred me to the Law Offices of Robert David Malove. I called Mr. Malove’s office and left my name and telephone number. I figured I would get a return phone call within the next few days. Not at all, Mr. Malove called me back the same day. I explained my dilemma, and he listened very patiently as I rambled on. He explained the legal process, told me what he will do, what I need to do and what the possible outcome of the situation might be.Anytime I would call the office to speak with him about the status of my case, he always picked up the telephone to speak with me. If he was not available, he would return my phone call the same day. Never once did I have to track him down to speak with him. Yes, I know it’s hard to believe, but when you’re dealing with a professional like Mr. Malove, it shouldn’t come as a surprise to you. Needless to say, the outcome was positive. Mr. Malove is a skilled practicing attorney, knowledgeable, patient, and understanding. Would I call Mr. Malove again, if I needed an attorney? Would I refer someone to him? You betcha! Consider me another satisfied client. S.C.
What Should You Be Aware Of If Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence or Questions To Ask?
Understand your defense and importance of good attorney
All of these defenses are important and can be the difference between incarceration and freedom. You don’t want to rely on just anyone to protect your right to freedom. Finding the right attorney that knows how to prove your innocence is your primary concern.
Is there enough evidence?
Fort Lauderdale, Domestic violence defense lawyer, Robert Malove investigates whether the state has enough evidence against you. For example, is there a 911 tape? Did you make any statements?
Changes in health for medical treatments?
Did the alleged victim seek medical treatment? Were there witnesses? Any pictures taken? Are there doctors and nurses who will testify? Were you taking any medication that could have caused an adverse reaction and caused you to lash out?
Change it story or resolution?
Is the charge a result of bona fide domestic violence or was the incident exaggerated? Has the victim already recanted their story and the relationship is mended? Has this ever happened before?
How Can We Help?
Fort Lauderdale, Domestic Violence Attorney, Robert Malove believes that many of these cases are based upon false accusations and distorted facts.
Deliberate false accusations to manipulate the system. We see these types of accusations when the parties are fighting over child custody and even divorce. It is a sad truth that many will file domestic violence charges out of spite against the other party. Even when you know the truth and didn’t abuse anyone, don’t ignore the charges. It is important to hire the right attorney to protect your reputation and freedom. False accusations can also lead to the wrong suspect being arrested. However, this isn’t a normal situation for you. It was a one-time event.
Robert Malove masterfully defends domestic violence charges and knows a weak case from a strong one. Often times, he successfully obtains a dismissal of all charges or no jail time for his client. You don’t have to be defenseless. You are not alone. Robert Malove is the attorney you want on your side.