Santa Clarita Domestic Violence Attorney

What Is Considered Violent Actions?

There are many various criminal offenses that you could be charged with. Domestic violence is one crime that you could face severe penalties for if you are convicted. There are several things that you must know about this crime. It is important for you to know what kinds of actions may be considered as violent in domestic violence cases; hitting, biting, and scratching among other actions could warrant a violence charge. In addition, verbal abuse may also constitute violence in a domestic violence case.

What Constitutes a Domestic Relationship?

It is also important for you to know what relationships are considered domestic. The following relationships may be considered domestic in California:

  • Current or former spouses
  • Current or former dating couples
  • Residents of the same household
  • Couples that share a child in common

The Penalties of a Domestic Violence Conviction

If convicted of domestic violence, you could face various penalties, including jail time, prison time, hefty fines, and/or many others. If you incur a criminal record, then you could be denied employment, housing, and many other benefits that require a background check. However, with the proper legal representation you may be able to defend yourself and arrive at a favorable outcome. Speak with a Santa Clarita criminal defense attorney from Barnholtz & Kugler about your domestic violence charge.

Consult with a Valencia criminal lawyer today!

Our lead Criminal Defense Attorney Brad C. Barnholtz has years of experience in representing the residents of Valencia, California. He understands the severity of the situation that you may be facing, and you can be sure that he will stand by your side throughout the duration of your case and work hard towards a favorable outcome.

Barnholtz & Kugler offer a free case evaluation so that you may obtain legal advice and information regarding your criminal case before making any financial commitment. Seek representation in your criminal case today!

Contact a Santa Clarita domestic violence lawyer from Barnholtz & Kugler today!