Spousal abuse is a serious offense that involves causing or attempting to cause physical harm to a marital partner. It is a type of domestic violence that can also involve threats of violence, intimidation and humiliation.
A difficult divorce can lead to false charges of spousal abuse as a way of impacting the outcome of legal proceedings. A Tampa divorce lawyer should be contacted immediately if you have been charged with spousal abuse to discuss your case and defense alternative. You will need an adept litigator that can confidently challenge the prosecution’s case and evidence.
Charges of spousal abuse can have serious ramifications in your personal and professional life. Many times the court will issue a restraining order that will prohibit an alleged abuser from having any further contact with their spouse. Violating an order of protection can have serious consequences, and worsen an already difficult legal situation.
If you are found guilty of spousal abuse, you will have a permanent criminal record that an affect your job options, as well as housing and educational opportunities. Taracks & Associates is a recognized family law firm that has successfully represented clients in domestic violence cases, including spousal abuse. We are seasoned litigators with over 40 years of combined litigation experience.
Attorneys at our office will ardently protect your rights, whether you have been erroneously charged with abuse or are the victim of an abuser. We care deeply about the welfare of our clients, and will take whatever legal measure are necessary when seeking a favorable outcome to their case.