Domestic Violence Results

    • Domestic Violence Battery - Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

      Client accused of domestic violence battery. Client denied that she had committed any crime and we set the case for trial. On the day of our trial the Office of the State Attorney dropped all charges.

    • Domestic Violence Battery by Strangulation - Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

      Our client was the felony charge of domestic violence battery by strangulation. Our client's fiancé called her father who works for a local law enforcement agency and claimed that our client choked her during an argument. When police arrived they arrest our client even though he informed the police that his fiancé had struck him and he showed them marks indicating the truth of his story. In this case we were able to speak to the alleged victim in the case and she provided a sworn statement to our office that she was in fact the aggressor in the case and that our client had acted in self-defense and that he never strangled her during the incident. The State Attorney agreed to drop the charges against our client.

    • Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed

      Thomas and Paulk, P.A. had three client's set for trial in domestic violence court on the morning of January 14, 2013. In all three of the cases, we had provided exculpatory evidence to the Office of the State Attorney. In two of the cases we had also provided the State with victim waivers indicating that the alleged victims did not want to go forward with the trial. The State had been unwilling to drop the charges in all three cases so we set all of the cases for trial. On the morning of the trial the State was unable to go forward on any of the cases and all charges against all clients were dismissed.

    • Domestic Violence Battery - Domestic Violence All Charges Dropped

      Client domestic violence battery on his wife and step daughter. After speaking with the State Attorney and providing proof of our client's completion of counseling the State agreed to drop all charges against our client.

    • Domestic Violence Battery - Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

      Client was arrested for domestic battery. We set the case for a jury trial. On the day of the trial all charges against our client were dropped.

    • Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence All Charges Dropped

      Our client was violating a domestic violence injunction for going to his ex-wife's home while an injunction was in place. During our representation, we discovered that the alleged victim in the case contacted our client on numerous occasions while the injunction was in effect. We set the case for jury trail and provided the evidence we discovered to the State Attorney. At the pretrial conference, the State Attorney's office dropped all charges.

    • Domestic Violence Injunction & Violation of Injunction - Domestic Violence Injunction Terminated

      Our client was domestic violence and had an injunction placed against him by his ex-wife. While the injunction was in place, his ex-spouse initiated contact with him, leading our client to believe that she was going to lift the injunction. Following said contact, she spoke the police—telling them that our client had been contacting her, which ultimately led to a warrant being issued for our client's arrest. We were retained and proved to the police that the ex-wife had been the one who was contacting our client; the State Attorney's Office agreed and withdrew the warrant and dropped all charges. We then filed a motion to have the domestic violence injunction lifted entirely by proving the ex-wife was manipulating the system. The Court agreed and then terminated the injunction.

    • Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence Charges Dropped

      Client retains our firm on his arrested for domestic violence battery. After being held no bond, we get the client released from jail on his own recognizance and he is not required to post any monetary bail. Our office immediately files all necessary notices and pleading with the Clerk of Court and the State Attorney before any charges could be filed. Then we successfully argued to the Office of the State Attorney to drop all charges. Subsequently, the State Attorney's office filed a Notice to Terminate Prosecution. All charges are dropped and client is released from all Court restrictions and is eligible to have the arrest and incident records expunged.

    • Domestic Violence Battery - Domestic Violence Case Dropped

      Client was arrested and charged with domestic violence battery. The client was held in jail with no bond. We were able to have the client released on his own recognizance; he was released not having to pay bond. Later in discussion with the state, we were able to not have charges filed. The case was dropped.

    • Domestic Violence Battery - Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed & Warrant Withdrawn

      Client had a warrant for his arrest for missing a court date for a domestic battery charge. When the warrant was discovered during a background check, our client was living out of state. The client was able to retain our office over the phone; we immediately took steps to clear up the warrant. Through our investigation, we determined that the statute of limitations on the case had run—and even though our client was out of state, the state of Florida had not taken any steps to serve the warrant. We then filed a motion to dismiss the case. All charges were dismissed and the warrant was withdrawn. In this case, our client never had to be arrested on the warrant and did not even have to return to Florida.