Last night, Floyd Mayweather dominated Manny Pacquiao in the heavily anticipated super-fight. Before the fight, the story that dominated the news was Mayweather's history with domestic abuse. It shined a light on this nationwide epidemic and showed that no matter what your social, economic status is, it can affect your life.
Domestic Violence is a hot topic in the media due to professional athletes getting arrested for these charges without much consequence. Because of this unwanted attention prosecutors and Judges may react harshly and impose larger sentences for these cases in Central Florida.
With domestic abuse cases all over the news right now, it is important to understand the issue. Many women are caught in abuses relationships with husbands, boyfriends, etc. But as a defense attorney it is crucial to remember that not every "domestic abuse" case is the same. False allegations against a male defendant can occur from time to time.
Thanks to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's tough stance on domestic violence, it seems that this issue is now at the forefront of not just the sports world, but also of everyday life. With the Ray Rice situation and the upcoming situation involving Ray McDonald, it's important to understand just how serious a charge like domestic violence is. Remember, not everyone can be a famous athlete when they are charged.
Domestic violence is a murky section of the criminal justice system. It's of such an intimate and passionate nature, that quite often alleged victims and the accused will reconcile before the truth of the matter ever comes to light.
They say that the dating scene can be weird. Especially when it turns into a crime scene.
He said, she said. If only it were that simple. Being charged with domestic violence can come as a real shock. It is crucial that you understand what is ahead of you. The likely or possible consequences of a conviction are startling.