Domestic Violence is defined as “intentionally or recklessly causing or attempting to cause bodily injury, or placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent, serious bodily injury to himself, herself or another.” Domestic violence can occur between spouses, partners, former partners or spouses, children, individuals involved in a dating relationship, or the elderly.
If you are facing a criminal charge for domestic violence or abuse in California, you are facing possible incarceration in either a county jail for up to 1 year or a state prison for up to four years as well as possible probation and a mark on your criminal record. In addition, you may need to pay a minimum $6,000 fine and restitution to the victim and take part in community service and counseling.
It is crucial to hire an attorney who has significant legal experience in the area of domestic violence law. The attorneys at the Duran Law Group, APLC have been rigorously defending the rights of those charged with domestic violence for more than 30 years. We will put our knowledge, experience and determination to work for you in order to obtain the best possible outcome in your case. Call the Duran Law Group today for a free consultation.
At the Duran Law Group, APLC our criminal defense lawyers handle all types of domestic violence cases. We provide excellent criminal defense for cases throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara andVentura counties.