Lake County, FL (November 12, 2018) – 82-year-old Charles Newman was ordered into anger management following battery charges after an argument with his daughter. The court says, if he is able to complete the terms of his agreement, he will have his charges dismissed.

Newman must complete 12 hours of anger management and have no violent contact with his 41-year-old daughter, Susan Newman. The incident happened after he held his daughter’s face and spit at her when they were involved in an argument.  Newman told police that she was frustrating him and that he believes she was using drugs.

Charles Newman said that he has been feeling anguish because his daughter was living with him with her 8-year-old son and even tried to gain custody of his grandson.

Lake County Battery Laws 

Lake County, FL – Man Receives Battery Charges Over Feud with DaughterThere are many types of battery that become prevalent in the court system in Florida every year. To prove a claim against you, the state must show that there was actual and intentional touching or striking of another person, and that consent was not given to do so. If you have been suspected of one of these crimes, you might be facing penalties like probation, community service, and other provisions put in place by the court. The courts take these crimes very seriously because they involve different types of violence and violence is treated severely in Florida. This is why you will need an experienced attorney to stand by your side.

If you have been involved in one of these incidents in the Orlando area and now you need to speak with an experienced attorney about how you can move forward, look no further than Musca Law, where we have the dedication to help you gain the results you deserve in the midst of your case. Let us help you work toward success in your case by helping you defend yourself against Florida laws that can land you in prison or lead you to large fines. We are waiting to hear from you at (888) 484-5057.

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