Am I required to take the batterers’ intervention program?

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Q: Am I required to take the batterers’ intervention program?

A: Domestic violence law under Florida Statute 741.281 requires the court to place a person on a minimum of 12 months of probation and while on this probation the court must order the defendant to complete the batterers’ intervention program as a condition of this probation.

The court can waive the batterers’ intervention program as a condition of probation if the court determines that the program is inappropriate and states on the record why the program is inappropriate.

If you or a loved one is facing allegations of domestic violence contact us immediately to discuss your case.  Our criminal defense attorneys can advise you of the negative consequences of domestic violence charges.  Don’t wait, call us today and we will defend your rights and protect your best interest.  Call the Rooth Law Group to schedule your free consultation: (727) 797-9600 in Pinellas County, (813) 333-6517 in Hillsborough County.

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