Orange County Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer
Domestic Violence Defense in Orange County
Have you been accused of domestic violence? If you are charged with domestic
violence, you could be facing serious punishments. The state of California
is known for harsh penalties for these crimes and the prosecutor will
work aggressively against you. Accusations of such a serious crime can
result in a damaged reputation and long-term consequences. If you are
facing these criminal accusations, it is important that you seek legal
At Alan Castillo - Attorney at Law, our criminal defense lawyer understands
the severity of your situation. Attorney Castillo will work closely with
you throughout your process. You are his top priority and he will address
any concerns you have during your process. Protect your future by choosing
an aggressive defense attorney that has your best interest in mind.
Are you facing domestic violence allegations? Schedule a
free consultation to discuss your legal options and to take a step towards protecting your future.
What Is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is charged under
California Penal Code 243 and is defined as physical violence, against a fiancé, spouse,
partner, or parent of your child as a serious crime. Under a California
law, you can be charged with domestic violence if you have been accused
of making threats of physical violence, emotional, verbal, or sexual abuse
to anyone in the protected class.
Penalties for Domestic Violence
If you have been charged with domestic violence, you could be looking at
the potential for very serious penalties. The penalties will depend on
the circumstance around your individual case. In addition to these serious
penalties, you will likely face harsh societal consequences and will likely
be labeled a "violent person."
- Domestic violence penalties can include:
- Jail time
- Mandatory domestic violence classes
- Restraining orders
- Loss of child custody rights
- Loss of CA gun rights
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 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.
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