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Orlando Domestic Violence Attorney

Whitney S. Boan Protecting Your Right

There are a wide variety of crimes that can be considered as domestic violence, and as an offense that is currently on the tips of many tongues, it’s important to know the particulars should you be facing charges of domestic violence. From assault and battery to kidnapping and stalking, it’s a fairly common crime and a very serious one. Without an experienced defense attorney at your side, it’s hard for you to craft a defense that will produce your freedom. At Whitney S. Boan, P.A., it’s our goal to create the framework for you to get the verdict that you desire, so contact us today. We’ve helped hundreds of clients represent themselves in cases much like yours. Not only can we use this history to aid in the creation of your defense, but we will walk you through the whole process so that you know what to expect.

At Whitney S. Boan, P.A. in Orlando, FL, your needs take a priority. Your case is serious to us, and as a result we are here for you when you need us. All you need to do is call: (407) 413-9569

What is Domestic Violence?

While there are quite a few specific types that we will get into, the main category that qualifies as domestic violence is abuse of another individual, be it a loved one or current tenant. Beyond the basic definition, it’s important to know the specific types that you may encounter before coming to our offices.

Assault and Battery

These are two terms that are often taken hand-in-hand, but they are unique and very different in function. The critical difference is whether there is any physical harm performed during the crime. If an individual is threatened continuously but there is no act on the threats, it’s still possible to charge the person with assault. Battery is when the individual takes the next step and assails the victim, causing harm either minor or severe. These are typically signs of potentially greater problems, and should be dealt with before they escalate.


In the State of Florida, the act of taking another individual and holding them against their will also qualifies as a domestic crime. There are no loose ends with this crime, as it’s simply defined as taking someone illegally and without their consent, whether by force or coercion. If you’ve been committed of kidnapping, check out our above link to find out more about it.

Other such cases that can require help from an experienced lawyer are when you need to file an injunction for domestic violence, or stalking. If you feel as though another individual is threatening you, and the only defense is space, then you may wish to consider those injunctions. Not only can Whitney defend you if you’re accused of a crime, but she can also help to bring you peace of mind if you’re a victim. These processes can be difficult, but with the right representation at your side, you will have a much easier time.

These cases typically require the individual to serve a lengthy period of time in jail, but the minimum you can serve is at least five days in the State of Florida. Self-representation alone will almost ensure your imminent doom, so you should get in touch with Whitney S. Boan to give you the best chance at the verdict that you want. You have one chance – don’t waste it.