Have you been arrested and charged with domestic violence in California. Are you required to appear in the
Rancho Cucamonga Superior Court. A
Rancho Cucamonga domestic violence charge can be either charged as a
misdemeanor or a
felony in California. Basically, the distinction between the charges depend on the alleged injuries to the victim. A Rancho Cucamonga California
Domestic violence charge and conviction can have long-term professional and personal ramifications. If you are scheduled to appear in the Rancho Cucamonga California Superior Court on
domestic violence charges you will want an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. If you or family member has been charged with
Domestic Violence in
Rancho Cucamonga or you are being investigated for
Domestic Violence in Rancho Cucamonga California you should call our Rancho Cucamonga
Domestic Violence law offices as soon as possible.
Domestic violence is a very serious crime and can carry with it heavy criminal penalties. You or your family member should not navigate the pre-charge investigation or the criminal court process alone.
Domestic Violence is abuse both physical and emotional to a family member or significant other. The range of people that fall within this category is large. Review below the most common statute sections that people are charged with in California.
Rancho Cucamonga California Domestic Violence Lawyer
A common Rancho Cucamonga California Domestic Violence Charging is
California Penal Code 243(e)(1) , which states the following: “
When a battery is committed against a spouse, a person with whom the defendant is cohabiting, a person who is the parent of the defendant's child, former spouse, fiance or fiancee, or a person with whom the defendant currently has, or has previously had a dating or engagement relationship...”
Another common Rancho Cucamonga California Domestic Violence Charging statute is
California Penal Code 273.5(a),
which states: “
Any person who willfully inflicts upon a person who is his or her spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or the mother or father of his or her child, corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition, is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years, or in a county jail for not more than on year, or by a fine
of up to six thousand dollars ($6,000) or by both that fine and imprisonment.”