Domestic Violence Experienced & Aggressive Defense

Chico Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Understanding Types of California Domestic Violence Charges

Domestic violence involves the use of force or threat of force against an intimate partner or family member. If convicted, you will face many penalties as well as social consequences. Unfortunately, you can be accused of domestic violence with very little evidence. That is why it is critical that you seek legal help to ensure that you have an advocate on your side.

Domestic violence can involve:

  • A spouse
  • A domestic partner
  • An ex-spouse
  • The parent of your child, whether married or never married
  • A fiancé(e)
  • A romantic partner
  • A dating partner
  • Your child
  • A sibling
  • A parent or grandparent
  • Other family members such as aunts, uncles, nephews, and nieces
  • A stranger, in the case of stalking

Qualifying offenses may include:

  • Domestic battery
  • Sexual assault
  • Child abuse, neglect, and endangerment
  • Elder abuse
  • Criminal threats
  • Stalking
  • Aggravated trespassing
  • Revenge porn

What Are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in California?

Depending on the circumstances, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum jail sentence and payment into a domestic violence fund. You may also be required to enroll in a batterer’s program and face the future with a permanent criminal record. Other penalties may include loss of your child custody rights, a possible restraining order, and immigration repercussions for non-citizens.

Seek Legal Protection with Robert L. Marshall, Attorney at Law

As in any criminal matter, you can rely on Robert L. Marshall, Attorney at Law for experienced and dedicated representation. Our firm is devoted entirely to criminal defense, so we have a focused viewpoint when it comes to negotiations and trials. We understand the laws, procedures, and legal tactics required to succeed in a domestic violence case.

We can employ a variety of legal strategies to seek reduced charges or case dismissal. Your case needs to be thoroughly investigated so as determine the proper course of legal action. False allegations often occur in domestic violence incidents based on anger, jealousy, or spite, especially in cases involving divorce or custody proceedings. No matter what the circumstances of your charges, you are innocent until proven guilty and have the right to a solid defense. Choose Robert L. Marshall, Attorney At Law.

Contact our Chico domestic violence defense attorney at (530) 212-7766.

We Let The Results Speak for Themselves

  • Case Dismissed Assault With A Deadly Weapon
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving DUI
  • Dismissed DUI
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving DUI
  • No Charges Filed Elderly Abuse

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