California Penal Code 273.5 covers the crime of Corporal Injury to a Spouse and makes it illegal to willfully inflict a traumatic condition upon a current or former spouse, a person you previously or currently dated, or a person you live with.
A conviction of a Domestic Violence-related charge can result in severe punishment, ranging from incarceration to steep fines, lengthy probation, community service, and/or court ordered treatment programs such as anger management courses. If you have been charged with any type of Domestic Violence, it is of paramount importance that you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to advocate on your behalf. Action Defense Law will vigorously defend you against charges of DV, to ensure that your rights are protected, and to fight for a successful resolution. Contact us today to discuss your case.