Santa Clarita Domestic Violence Lawyer
Domestic violence is an act or behavior against a domestic partner or family member involving physical assault, sexual abuse, child abuse, child molestation, or child endangerment. Domestic violence may occur between spouses, former spouses, or people living together. It may occur between parents, siblings, or any family members in all races, religious groups, economic or ethnic groups. Any of these domestic violence crimes are serious and being accused of one can have disastrous consequences for you and your family.
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If you or someone you know is facing a domestic violence charge in the greater Santa Clarita area, it is advisable to consult a domestic violence defense lawyer at our firm as soon as possible. We are fully aware of what is on the line for both you and your family. You could lose the right to enter your own residence with the serving of a restraining order. You could also have visitation rights to your children prohibited temporarily or permanently. Let a criminal defense lawyer at our firm review your situation to determine what specific legal actions need to be taken to represent your interests and to help avoid any further negative consequences.
Once the police are called into a domestic violence incident, it is no longer a family situation but a criminal matter. Depending on the situation, you may be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. If you are convicted of a crime, your conviction may result in up to 4 years in a state prison and fines up to $6,000. If a child has been the victim of a domestic violence crime, the penalties may be increased to up to 6 years imprisonment.
Consult a Santa Clarita Domestic Violence Defense Attorney
When you consult with a domestic violence lawyer at our firm, you can be confident that your case is in skilled and capable hands and that your rights and interests will be aggressively defended.