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Rigorous Defense of Your Domestic Violence Charges

Superior service from Florida criminal defense lawyers since 1979

Being accused of domestic violence is an extremely serious matter. If you have been accused of domestic violence in Northern Florida, it is highly advisable to contact us as soon as possible. The domestic abuse attorneys at Robert Shafer & Associates, P.A. in Jacksonville offer in-depth knowledge about domestic violence defense and other resources.

Domestic violence charges may have unforeseen consequences

Being charged with domestic violence in Jacksonville, Florida can be an absolute nightmare for you and your family. Many times police are called to assist or soothe tensions in the household, but it results in an arrest, which causes further hardship on the client and other household members. Frequently when a person appears for a bond hearing on such a charge, the judge will order that the defendant has no contact with the alleged victim, meaning that he or she will have to move out of the household until the case is concluded. If you are convicted of domestic violence in Florida, it is mandatory that you participate in a 26-week counseling program, which can result in severe personal and financial hardships. You’ll also lose your right to possess a firearm under federal law.

The right criminal defense legal team

If you have been arrested and are currently under a “no contact” condition of release, we can ask the court to lift this condition of your release. The lawyers at Robert Shafer & Associates have nearly eight decades of experience staunchly defending individuals accused of domestic abuse and violence. Our determined legal team includes a former Director of the State Attorney’s office, a former judge, and two senior criminal trial attorneys. We are extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of domestic violence law in Jacksonville, and have gained the respect and cooperation of all levels of the Florida legal system.

As experienced attorneys for all criminal accusation, we know exactly what the legal process is for criminal cases. We know what the right steps to take are in your defense, and make sure you don’t do things that will hurt your case. We treat clients with individuality and personal attention, refusing to lump anyone into a “category” or “type” and assure that the court system sees clients as individuals too.

Contact our firm for a free initial consultation about your case

At Robert Shafer & Associates, the attorneys have a strong record of success in helping reduce or eliminate domestic violence charges and penalties. For complete, determined and effective legal representation, contact us through our web based contact form or call us today at 904-450-5872. We accept cases from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Orange Park, Green Cove Springs and Ponte Vedra.