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What Is Domestic Battery?

What Is Domestic Battery?

Domestic battery is often the crime people think about when they hear “domestic violence.” While domestic violence can also include a wide range of other offenses, domestic battery occurs when one person hits or otherwise intentionally hurts a member of their...

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Veterans Treatment Court Statistics

Veterans Treatment Court Statistics

Veterans who complete the Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) are as much as 32 percent less likely to commit another crime in the first year versus the average incarcerated person in the United States. Veterans Treatment Court provides an opportunity for veterans who have...

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Veterans Treatment Court Locations

Veterans Treatment Court Locations

Florida’s Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) extends to 31 jurisdictions as of March 2019. Veterans Treatment Court offers veterans who face misdemeanor or third-degree felony charges a way to get treatment for their mental health or substance abuse issues instead of...

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Veterans Treatment Court in Pinellas County

Veterans Treatment Court in Pinellas County

The Sixth Judicial Circuit Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) offers some military veterans another option for getting the most favorable outcome possible in their Pinellas County, FL, criminal case. VTC is a voluntary, court-supervised treatment program for veterans who...

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Domestic Violence Criminal Laws in Florida

In Florida, the state has comprehensive domestic violence laws that address everything from how first responders help victims of domestic violence to mandatory jail time for anyone convicted of intentionally hurting another person during a domestic violence incident....

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Domestic Battery by Strangulation Charges

Domestic Battery by Strangulation Charges

Domestic battery by strangulation is a serious domestic violence charge that could result in significant time behind bars as well as fines and other penalties. If you face accusations of domestic battery by strangulation or the police arrested you for this or a...

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