shutterstock_298474229Domestic Violence Awareness Month brings light to a very serious issue. Domestic Violence in Florida is considered a criminal act. Since each individual case is different, the process of handling these charges can vary greatly, but the decision to consult with the attorneys at HAWM Law should be a top priority, contact us for a free consultation.

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence provide these statistics:

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.

1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.

Domestic Violence issues should not be taken lightly, whether you are a victim or you’ve been accused with domestic violence, there are many questions. Fortunately, there are options, by contacting the attorney’s at HAWM Law, victims and those who have been charged with domestic violence can know their options available.