Under the California Penal Code, domestic violence makes it illegal to use physical force or to communicate threats of harm against an intimate partner. Contrary to popular belief, that partner does not have to be a spouse or a significant other. Domestic violence charges can be brought by an ex-husband, ex-wife, child or other relative. Even a roommate can allege domestic violence in California. Furthermore, conviction for domestic violence in California can lead to terrible consequences.
It is vital that you seek out quality legal representation in the event of a domestic violence accusation. San Jose law enforcement and prosecutors take accusations of domestic violence very seriously. Because charges of domestic violence are made by the state, they cannot be dropped after they are made. Charges of domestic violence can lead to serious and life-changing consequences, including:
San Jose Criminal Law fights both criminal charges and these orders. Our law firm has won numerous awards, including being named Criminal Defense Firm of the Year by San Jose Magazine. If you are arrested for domestic violence in the Silicon Valley, call 800-631-9579 for a free and confidential consultation.
When choosing your attorneys, experience matters. At San Jose Criminal Law, our domestic violence lawyers bring more than 65 years of combined experience to domestic violence cases. Our team includes former criminal prosecutors. As a result, we know firsthand how our opponents build these types of cases, and we have the experience to defend you against them.
Wrongful accusation of domestic violence is not unusual and can be the result of a variety of factors:
To make sure you are treated fairly, you need experienced San Jose domestic violence lawyers to protect your rights. We know that it is important to investigate these cases carefully. We are committed to helping all the facts come to light. Our domestic violence attorneys defend against all domestic violence crimes, including:
Call San Jose Criminal Law for a free consultation with San Jose domestic violence lawyers. We are on your side no matter how challenging your case may be: 800-631-9579.