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Torrance Domestic Violence Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorney for Torrance, California

Domestic violence can occur between spouses that are married, separated, or divorced, or between unmarried people dating or living together. It can occur among members of all races, religions, economic or ethnic groups. It can include physical battery such as punching and shoving, sexual abuse where sexual activity is forced upon the victim, intimidation, and stalking. It typically involves behavior and activity that is designed to control the other person. Being accused of a domestic violence crime can have serious repercussions on both the accused and his or her family.

If you or someone you know has been charged with a domestic violence crime in the Torrance area, it is important to consult with a domestic violence defense lawyer at our firm immediately. Do not talk to law enforcement officers or anyone else about your situation until you have legal representation. Our firm has been focusing on criminal law matters for decades and we are well-versed in all aspects of criminal cases, including domestic violence cases. We can evaluate your situation to determine what legal actions may be initiated on your behalf and to help avoid further negative consequences.

Domestic Violence Consequences

If you have been involved in a domestic violence incident and the police have been called, you are now involved in a criminal matter. You may be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. You may lose the right to reside in or enter your place of residence with the serving of a restraining order. You may also lose the right to see your children on a temporary or permanent basis. If convicted of a crime, you face up to 4 years in a state prison with possible fines up to $6,000. These penalties may be increased if a child has been the victim of any domestic violence crime.

Let a Torrance domestic violence defense attorney from our firm help you in the face of any criminal charges. Your case will be in skilled and capable hands and your rights and interests aggressively defended.

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