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Panama City Domestic Violence Lawyer

Defending Domestic Violence Charges in Bay County

With increased media exposure, high-profile defendants, and increased political pressure, domestic violence crimes are being prosecuted more aggressively. Unfortunately, this can lead to unwarranted charges against innocent people based on false accusations made in the heat of the moment.

If you have been charged with domestic abuse, it is essential to retain the services of an experienced Panama City domestic violence attorney.

The team at Shepard Law is ready to protect your rights and help you pursue the best possible outcome. Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony domestic violence offense, the Shepard Law attorneys are fully equipped and qualified to represent your best interests. Managing Partner Rusty Shepard has a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating and offers each of his clients result-focused criminal defense representation. We prepared each case as though we were going to trial. 

Have you been accused of domestic violence in Florida? Call Shepard Law today at (850) 215-5200 or contact us online to meet with our Panama City domestic violence attorney! 

What are the Different Types of Domestic Violence? 

Domestic violence offenses include:

What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?

You could be charged with a misdemeanor or felony depending on the seriousness of the offense. Additionally you may face:

  • Jail Time
  • Fines
  • Community service
  • Counseling
  • Anger management
  • Loss of gun ownership rights
  • No contact order from the court
  • No contact order that prohibits you from returning to your home

These charges can only be expunged from your record if you are acquitted or the charges are dismissed. However, we will fight to have your charges dismissed if there are weaknesses in the case, or if the evidence dictates, we will work to negotiate a favorable plea bargain.

Why Choose Shepherd Law?

  • 24/7 availability
  • Free case evaluations
  • Track record of success
  • Aggressive & effective advocacy
  • Thousands of criminal cases handled
  • A former prosecutor defending your rights

You need an experienced domestic violence attorney to defend your rights. Get in touch with Shepard Law today!

Contact Shepard Law today to schedule a FREE consultation!


What Sets Shepard Law Apart?

  • Available 24/7
  • Former Prosecutor
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Over Two Decades of Experience
  • Superb Rating on Avvo
  • Handled 5000+ Cases
  • “Their knowledge, patience and thorough explanations of the events to come, helped me to feel at ease throughout the entire process. Don't hesitate to call or walk-in to their office!! The staff is welcoming and you will feel right at home.”

    - S. H.
  • “I could not be more happy with the service offered by Mr Shepard and his entire staff. They treated me with compassion and professionalism from the day I walked into their office. They tirelessly worked and achieved a positive outcome for me.”

    - Jeff H.
  • “I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for Mr. Shepard, Megan and the entire staff. Mr. Shepard is compassionate, attentive and knowledgeable. He was very insightful and an expert in his field.”

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