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Daytona Beach Domestic Violence

A Daytona Beach domestic violence case can be life altering. A no contact order is often issued at first appearance dividing the family and causing additional financial strain. This is usually based off of trumped up police reports and the opinion of an emotional and upset significant other or neighbor who doesn't know the whole story. Once the police get called someone almost always goes to jail. Once you go to jail conditions attach and your lifestyle can suffer a dramatic change. You will likely have conditions on your release called "Pre-trial release". Common conditions in the Daytona Beach area include no contact, no violent contact, no drugs or alcohol and reporting to pre-trial release. These conditions are very serious because if you violate them you can be remanded into custody and in domestic violence cases can be facing an additional misdemeanor charge. A Daytona Beach domestic violence lawyer can help remove or minimize these sanctions. Daytona Beach Domestic Violence attorney Kevin J. Pitts can help you get your life back to normal. Mr. Pitts understands all the issues involved with a Domestic battery case and can help minimize the impact the charge has on you.

A Daytona Beach domestic violence charge carries with it some serious consequences. The state attorney's office typically requests a 26 week Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP). If you are convicted of domestic violence you will no longer be able to own a handgun for personal protection or even a rifle or shotgun for hunting. Under a federal law known as the Lautenberg Act, it is a crime for any person who has ever been convicted of a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" to possess any firearm. 18 U.S.C. Section 922(g)(9). Violation of this statute is a federal offense that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison. 18 U.S.C. Section 924(a)(2). Under the Lautenberg Act, any conviction for domestic violence, domestic battery, domestic assault, or any similar charge makes it illegal to possess, own, buy, or sell a firearm. Some of the possible sanctions for a Daytona Beach domestic violence charge are listed below.

Daytona Beach Misdemeanors Domestic Battery
-Jail sentence up to 1 year in County jail
-Counseling anger management and or domestic intervention program
-Community service hours
-Various fines and or Charitable Donations
-Stay-Away or No Contact Order from the victim

Daytona Beach Felony Domestic Battery
-Jail time (time can range from 1 day in the County Jail to multiple years in Florida State Prison)
-Counseling (anger management and/or domestic intervention program)
-Community Service Hours
-Various fines and/or Charitable Donations
-No Contact or Stay-Away Order from the victim

Seminole County Criminal Defense Lawyer
209 West First Street
Sanford, Florida 32771
PHONE (407)-268-3688
CELL (407)-883-6853
FAX (407)-732-4834

Daytona Beach DUI Lawyer
747 South Ridgewood Ave., #105
Daytona Beach FL 32114
PHONE (386)-451-5112
CELL (407)-883-6853
FAX (407)-732-4834

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