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Things to Know After a Domestic Violence Arrest

Things to Know After a Domestic Violence Arrest

Domestic Violence is a serious charge to be accused of and can result in serious consequences. In the state of Florida, domestic violence means any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, stalking, kidnapping, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member. If you have been accused of domestic violence, it is vital to have an experienced attorney on your side who will guide you through the process and obtain the best possible results for your case.

The Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorneys at Rudenberg & Glasser will work quickly to develop a personalized strategy for your case and help you obtain the best possible outcome. We are available for our clients 24/7 to answer their questions, and we are dedicated to guiding them every step of the way.

Contact our Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers today at (954) 543-1788 for a complete

Consequences of Domestic Violence Charges

If you are convicted of domestic violence, you may be facing serious consequences that potentially put your freedom, reputation, and future in danger. Domestic violence cases need strong evidence to demonstrate that it is more than just a disagreement, a marital spat, or an anger management problem. If this is the case, an attorney can assist you to demonstrate that you have been falsely accused.

Domestic Violence consequences may include:

  • Being forced to leave your home
  • Loss of child custody or visitation rights
  • Criminal penalties
  • Legal fines

Experienced Domestic Violence Defense Attorneys!

A domestic violence charge comes with serious consequences, which is why it's vital to protect your rights with the help of an attorney. Many people believe that if they are innocent, they do not need legal representation because the truth will be proven. However, this is not the case, especially if there isn’t an experienced attorney advocating for you. When you are innocent, you need an attorney, even more, to uphold your innocence in court.

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Our Victories

  • Not Guilty, Acquitted at Trial Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon

    Outcome: Client was alleged to have used his vehicle to strike victim, and there was video of the incident which could have been interpreted to actually show the crime. The state was offering significant prison time before trial. By meticulous planning and strategic cross-examination to expose the motives and fabrications by the alleged victim, and an eyewitness in support of the alleged victim, Rudenberg & Glasser convinced a jury to acquit the client and avoid a mandatory long prison sentence.

  • Domestic Violence
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser went to trial and were able to show during cross-examination that the alleged victim was the aggressor and that the client acted in self-defense. The jury returned a not guilty verdict almost immediately following trial.
  • Domestic Violence With 911 Call and Pictures
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser took the case to trial after fleshing out inconsistencies in the alleged victim's account. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty and the client's unblemished record was preserved.
  • False Arrest

    Outcome: Attorney Glasser was able to show with video footage that his client did not commit the alleged offense and furthermore, the police officer who ordered his arrest was negligent in his investigation and improperly supervised.

    Read more about this story on the Sun Sentinel.

  • Probation Only Federal Conspiracy to Commit Mail & Wire Fraud

    Outcome: Through compelling sentencing memorandum and passionate oral argument, Rudenberg & Glasser were able to convince the federal court judge to sentence their client to treatment for substance abuse, and no incarceration, even though the client had a lengthy criminal history and the Government was seeking prison time.

  • Felony DUI: Client was in an Accident and Left the Scene
    Outcome: Rudenberg & Glasser filed a compelling motion to suppress evidence based on law enforcement's actions during the investigation. Rudenberg & Glasser were able to persuade the prosecutor prior to the motion to suppress hearing that the charge should be broken down from a felony to a misdemeanor and the client was offered probation instead of the previously sought prison sentence.
  • Final Injunction Hearing
    Outcome: Client desperately needed to avoid a final injunction on his record. Rudenberg & Glasser defended him at the hearing and proved that the Petitioner was not in fear for her safety. The judge dismissed the injunction.
  • First-Degree Misdemeanor: Resisting Police Officer Without Violence
    Outcome: Mr. Rudenberg presented evidence that the police officer’s version of events was not credible, and that accusations were made to justify excessive use of force by police officer. Jury returned a verdict of not guilty in less than five minutes.
  • First-Degree Misdemeanors: DUI & Possession of Cannabis
    Outcome: Mr. Rudenberg won a motion arguing the DUI checkpoint was conducted in violation of the Fourth Amendment, and the Judge entered an order suppressing all evidence. Case was dropped by the State, and client avoided a mandatory conviction for DUI, as well as mandatory fines and license suspensions.
  • $250,000 Pre-Trial Personal Injury

    Outcome: Client was injured by a malfunctioning door, requiring stitches and leaving a scar on client's knee. There were limited medical bills and no surgeries, but through extremely challenging and successful negotiations, Rudenberg & Glasser were able to secure a settlement of $250,000.

What Our Clients Are Saying

We go above and beyond to be there for clients to provide them with the best outcome possible.
  • “THE BEST ATTORNEY”

    A. Ariel

  • “Michael jumped through hoops to give me the defense I deserved and I will always be grateful. Michael and Eric are not just Lawyers, they are friends and will look out for your best interest!”

    G.W.

  • “Provided a High Level of Support & Skill”

    DUI Client

  • “I would recommend them to anyone that’s looking for someone that really cares!”

    R.N.

  • “They will give you honest, truthful, realistic counsel and they will fight hard for you; as they did for me.”

    Donovan

  • “It's nice to know that you actually cared and it didn't seem like this case was just another folder.”

    John J.

  • “Here to help you at all costs!”

    L.L.

  • “I don’t usually post reviews but I had to make an exception in this case. Mike and everyone at the office were beyond helpful. Went to court twice once to find out my charges the last to find out everything was dropped. I couldn’t have asked for a more pro”

    G.P.

  • “I Was Able to Have My Name Cleared”

    Domestic Violence Client

  • “If I would need your service in the future I will definitely reach out to you again no matter the distance.”

    A.M.

  • “Great results, compassionate service, and extremely professional.”

    C.C.

  • “There are no words for the love and respect I have for Mike and I wouldn't even think of using anyone else as my attorney.”

    JW

  • “Proved to be the best legal team there is! They not only helped me avoid jail time, but got my probation terminated the same day!”

    Dallas B.

  • “I don’t usually post reviews but I had to make an exception in this case. Mike and everyone at the office were beyond helpful. Went to court twice once to find out my charges the last to find out everything was dropped. I couldn’t have asked for a more pro”

    G.P.

  • “Outstanding”

    Jonathan mujica