California Penal Code 368 makes it a crime to commit any unlawful and willful act of violence against individuals aged 65 and older. In many cases, elder abuse is both a criminal and civil offense.
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.