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Handling false allegations of domestic violence

On Behalf of | Oct 2, 2016 | Domestic Violence |

Domestic violence is a serious problem that affects far too many families. However, not all domestic violence allegations are true. In Lee County, and all parts of Florida, accusations of abuse or another type of domestic violence can lead to challenges that affect you on a daily basis. To make matters worse, it can be especially upsetting when your life is upended obecause of lies.

False domestic violence accusations can lead to a wide variety of hardships, such as the loss of your job, arrest, being unable to spend time with your children and suffering irreparable damage to your reputation. However, if the truth is revealed in the courtroom, you may be able to restore your standing in the community. These accusations can have a far-reaching impact on you as well as your loved ones, turning your whole family upside down and possibly ruining relationships.

If you have been wrongfully accused of domestic violence, it is essential for you to approach the situation properly. Unfortunately, some people may judge you before knowing all of the details, which could make your set of circumstances even harder. As a result, you should comprehensively prepare for court, develop a solid understanding of your legal rights and do everything in your power to protect your reputation from further damage.

Although false accusations can leave you feeling depressed and unsure about your future, it is important to remain focused. On our domestic violence page, you will find additional material related to this matter, such as the consequences of a restraining order.

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