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Domestic Violence Defense

Miami Domestic Violence Lawyer defending clients in Miami and Beyond

Do you need a Domestic Violence Defense Attorney in Miami?

If you, or a loved one have been arrested and charged with Domestic Violence or Spousal Abuse, your first priority should be to immediately retain the services of a qualified and experienced domestic violence defense lawyer. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, the trial attorneys at The Law Office of Pelayo Duran will work tenaciously to defend your case. Representation by an experienced Miami criminal defense attorney could mean lesser penalties. This could take the form of reducing charges from a felony to a misdemeanor, avoiding jail time, or possibly even having your case dismissed.


Pelayo Duran is a respected and experienced Miami attorney serving clients across Florida who have been charged with domestic violence or spousal abuse. When you entrust your criminal defense to the Law Office of Pelayo Duran you can be confident that your attorney will strive to achieve the best possible outcome and to protect your personal freedom.


When you retain Pelayo Duran to handle your Domestic Violence or Spousal Abuse case, you can be confident that you have retained a team of qualified professional defense attorneys backed by an entire team of legal support staff, experienced investigators, and respected experts, all of whom are dedicated to your criminal defense case. We will utilize the combined knowledge and resources of our team to diligently pursue any and all avenues of your defense.

What is Domestic Violence or Spousal Abuse?

Under Florida criminal law, domestic violence is abuse inflicted upon:
• A spouse or former spouse
• A cohabitant or former cohabitant
• A person with whom you have a child
• A person with whom you are dating or have had a dating relationship
• A child related to you
• A blood relation in the second degree (i.e. grandparent)


By law, "abuse " means:
• Intentionally or recklessly causing or attempting to cause bodily injury to another person
• Placing a person in reasonable apprehension of imminent serious bodily injury
• Sexual assault
• Any violation of a Restraining Order.


If you are facing criminal charges for domestic violence in Florida, don't hesitate to call the Law Office of Pelayo Duran to arrange your free legal consultation.

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