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Dropping Domestic Violence Charges

Advice & Guidance from a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for domestic violence, you may be feeling considerable worry and concern over the final outcome of the situation. After all, you are at risk of being sent to jail, fined and placed on probation, in addition to the possibility of losing child timesharing or visitation rights, being denied the right to own a firearm and living under the shadow of a criminal record. No doubt your primary concern is on having the charges against you dropped quickly and with as little damage as possible to your reputation.

Hiring a Tampa defense lawyer to represent you and fight the charges is the most important action you can take at this point in the case. There is practically nothing you can personally say to investigators or to the prosecutor what will improve the situation-they already believe you are guilty, and would only use statements you make to add to the evidence. You need a dedicated advocate who will defend your rights and work to clear your name.

How Can I Get My Charges Dropped?

Perhaps you and your spouse or significant other have patched things up and the alleged victim does not wish to press charges against you, but this is not enough to resolve the matter. Despite the fact that your loved one may have set the process in motion by calling the police, the other party has no authority to drop the charges. What started out as a private matter between the two of you, the case is now in the hands of the criminal justice system, as you are being charged with a crime against the State.

Your spouse or significant other may be able to assist in having the charges dropped by speaking with the State Attorney, but should only do so with the help of a lawyer to avoid inadvertently making the situation worse by saying things that would further incriminate you. If you are currently subject to an order of protection, you should not even be speaking with the alleged victim, even if you were not the one who initiated contact-being caught in violation of the order could result in another arrest and make it impossible to have the charges dropped.

Tampa Domestic Violence Lawyer Fighting to Clear Your Name

Come to Taracks & Associates for help as early as possible after your arrest. We have more than 3 decades of experience, and our team includes a former prosecutor.

This background often makes it possible for us to do the following:

  • Spot weaknesses in cases such as yours
  • File a motion to suppress the evidence
  • Negotiate with the prosecutor to have the charges dropped

This may be a highly stressful situation for you, but you can vastly improve your chances of a favorable outcome by retaining our services at this stage in the case.

If you are serious about having your charges dropped as quickly as possible, contact a Tampa domestic violence attorney from our firm now to allow us to begin work on your defense.

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