In an interview with Marca, a Spanish sports daily, Mauricio Gonzalez, Lucas Hernandez’s lawyer, defended his client on Friday in his domestic violence case on Friday. He denounces “falseness” in the file, and assures that the French side had already served his sentence.
Hernandez, sentenced in 2018 for “non-compliance with a deportation order for domestic violence”, appeared on October 18 a day early in a Madrid court to be notified of his incarceration order. His lawyer claims that the Bayern Munich defender had already served the sentence, denouncing the “lies” that were disclosed against his client.
“I find it surprising that it is highlighted that Lucas avoided jail, because the headline should be that the Provincial Court overturned a decision that was clearly unfair to my client and which involved his imprisonment, explains – he. We have been silent on all comments but true procedural information has not been addressed. »
No second conviction according to him
The lawyer clarifies his reservations. “The first approximation is that Lucas did not serve the sentence imposed and this is false because he served his 31-day sentence for the benefit of the community (community work), collaborating with an association from 2017, González continues. This sentence is no longer on file, this criminal record has been erased. The second error is that Lucas Hernández had two convictions for violence of this kind, but it never happened. It was an isolated incident that happened when he was 21, he matured personally and it didn’t happen again. »
Me González considers that the judge’s decision could have been a brake on the career of Lucas Hernández. “Imprisonment would have put an end to his sporting and personal career,” said the lawyer. The Provincial Hearing agreed with us, there is no further appeal against this order and we want to close this chapter after avoiding the unjust imprisonment of Lucas. »
While Lucas Hernandez risked a six-month prison sentence, the Spanish justice accepted this Wednesday the appeal filed by the player’s lawyers. The left side of Bayern Munich has also played all the meetings of the Bavarian club since the victory of the Blues in the League of Nations at the beginning of October, i.e. four games, and was again a starter against Union Berlin this Saturday afternoon in the Bundesliga .