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What is propensity evidence? Propensity evidence is evidence of one crime that is used to show the defendant is more likely to have committed another crime.  For example, the prosecution could use evidence of another act of domestic violence to help prove that the defendant committed the current crime of domestic violence.  Crimes would have…

California Child Endangerment Lawyer If a parent or other responsible person endangers the health of a child, that adult can be charged with either Child Endangerment, pursuant to Penal Code section 273a or Child Abuse, pursuant to Penal Code section 273d.  Penal Code section 273a(a) states: Any person who, under circumstances or conditions likely to…

California Restraining Order Attorney There are two types of restraining orders in California – civil restraining orders and domestic violence restraining orders.  A civil restraining order can be acquired when a person a files paperwork at the courthouse.  A domestic violence restraining order can be acquired in two ways – either by filing paperwork at…

Domestic Violence Penalties The punishment for domestic violence cases usually depend on the seriousness of the incident and the prior criminal history of the defendant.  The maximum punishment for the various domestic violence crimes are as follows: * Penal Code section 243(e)(1) – one year county jail * Penal Code section 273.5 – one year…

Orange County Domestic Violence Attorney With offices throughout Southern California, our criminal defense law firm handles misdemeanor domestic violence cases throughout Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and San Diego Counties. Domestic violence is defined as a battery against a domestic partner.  The slightest touching can be enough to commit a battery if is done…

California Domestic Violence with Injury Attorneys With offices throughout Southern California, our criminal defense law firm handles misdemeanor domestic violence cases throughout Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernadino Counties. Domestic violence is defined as a battery against a domestic partner.  The slightest touching can be enough to commit a battery if is done in…

California Domestic Violence Lawyer Domestic violence is any act of violence against any romantic partner, family member of member of the same household.  Domestic violence can be charged against former spouses or ex-partners and it’s a wobbler which means it can be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor depending on how serious the case….

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