Orange County Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
What Is Domestic Violence?
While physical violence, threats of physical violence, emotional, verbal,
or sexual abuse against anyone can be considered a crime under a California
law, the state considers these actions taken against a fiancé,
spouse, partner, or parent of your child even more serious.
Penalties for Domestic Violence
If you have been charged with domestic violence, you could be looking at
the potential for very serious penalties, including jail or prison time,
fines, and significant damage to both your personal and professional life.
For example, you could face restraining orders and even the loss of your
Let Me Protect Your Rights & Work Towards a Positive Outcome!
In addition to the above consequences, one of the issues that few individuals
consider right away is the impact that a criminal record will have on
your future. For professionals working in law enforcement, healthcare,
and other areas, a domestic violence conviction could very well be considered
a "career killer."
With this in mind, it is absolutely necessary to have an Orange County
attorney defending your case. At the Alan Castillo - Attorney at Law, I have the needed
in-depth experience and knowledge of the laws and legal system to effectively
protect your rights and work towards a positive outcome in your case.
- If the alleged crime was committed against one of the following, you could
be charged with domestic violence:
- Current or former spouse
- Current or former cohabitant
- Dating partner
- Individual with whom you have a child
Extensively Exploring All of Your Legal Options & Defense Strategies
It is an unfortunate fact that innocent people get accused of and charged
with domestic violence. False allegations can be made by the accuser out
of spite, or in order to get an upper hand in divorce or child custody
proceedings. In addition to this, the accused may have simply been acting
out of self-defense, and may not have been the primary aggressor.
My Orange County criminal defense law firm will extensively explore all
of the defense strategies available in your case and utilize them to your
advantage. Call me right away at Alan Castillo - Attorney at Law and schedule your