Violent Crimes

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Domestic Violence Battery

Definition of Domestic Battery Under Florida law, Domestic Violence Battery is defined as any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person without consent, or the intentional causing of bodily harm to another person, when the person struck is a “family or household member.” Under Section 741.28, Florida Statutes, the term ‘family or household…

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Simple Battery (Misdemeanor)

Definition of Battery The crime of Simple Battery or Misdemeanor Battery is defined under Section 784.03, Florida Statutes. In Florida, the term battery means: Any actual and intentional touching or striking of another person against that person’s will (non-consensual), or The intentional causing of bodily harm to another person. Where there are no aggravating factors…

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