Domestic Battery and Domestic Violence consist of any kind of harmful or offensive touching of a current or former spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner.
To convict an individual for domestic battery or domestic violence, the Prosecution must demonstrate that the individual is guilty of inflicting any of the following injuries or trauma:
These injuries are not just inflicted by a spouse but may also be inflicted by the alleged victim’s ex spouse or any person that the individual may be domestically related to.
CONTACT YOUR LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CONCERNING A DOMESTIC BATTERY/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGE
The most important thing that an accused should keep in mind, once he or she is charged with domestic battery/domestic violence is the fact that he or she should contact a Criminal Defense Attorney as soon as possible to begin planning the accused’s defense strategy. Defenses, including self-defense can be raised by he individual in defending against a Domestic Battery/Domestic Violence charge.
Domestic Battery/Domestic Violence are serious charges that come with serious consequences. Sometimes, there are allegations that are just creative products of the mind and the real victim is the accused. To further protect your rights and to make sure that you will have the best possible defense that you can find, you should contact us to get your defense underway.