Panama City Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Defending Those Accused of Domestic Violence

Being accused of domestic abuse is a serious matter that demands the attention of a qualified domestic violence defense lawyer. You need a dedicated legal professional in your corner to protect your best interests and your freedom. An experienced defense lawyer who knows the law and the procedures inside and out can ensure that your case is handled appropriately.

As a Panama City domestic violence defense attorney, I have helped hundreds of individuals as they faced the system after being accused of these kinds of crimes. I know what it takes to investigate and analyze cases like these and I know how to explore all of the defense avenues available to pursue a favorable resolution.

Trust William Dyer Attorney at Law with your case. Contact me at (850) 403-4711 as soon as possible.

Domestic Violence Offenses in Bay County

Domestic violence is defined as any type of violence committed against someone with whom you have a certain type of relationship.

Under Florida law, domestic violence can be committed against:

  • A spouse or ex-spouse
  • The co-parent of your child, whether or not you were ever married
  • Anyone related to you by blood or through marriage
  • Anyone who lives in your household or who formerly lived in your household
  • Someone you are currently dating or have an intimate relationship with
  • A former dating or intimate partner

Given the nature of violent crimes, these charges must be taken seriously.

Examples of domestic violence include:

  • Assault and aggravated assault
  • Battery and aggravated battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual battery
  • Stalking
  • Kidnapping
  • Emotional abuse
  • Economic abuse

The minimum jail time for a domestic violence misdemeanor offense is five days in jail. Many incidents of domestic violence are charged as felonies, which carry longer jail sentences and more substantial fines.

Get the Professional Legal Help You Need

Anyone accused of domestic violence should have his or her case thoroughly reviewed by a competent attorney. False accusations are a possibility in domestic violence cases and police often feel they must arrest someone in any domestic disturbance without getting all the facts.

As your Panama City domestic violence lawyer, my top priority is to investigate the charges and explore all legal options in order to protect your rights. I will go the extra mile to ensure that your story is told and that you are represented fairly.

Contact William Dyer Attorney at Law at (850) 403-4711 to find out more about how I can help you in the aftermath of a domestic violence accusation.

Expert Approach. Individual Attention.

  • Experience

    With 17 years of legal experience, you are in good hands with Will Dyer.

  • Communication

    Effective communication is the single most important factor in a successful defense.

  • Availability

    Always have direct access to Will, even between appointments.

  • Education

    Great legal support along with a full explanation of the process and the steps taken in your case.