If you are being investigated by the police or have been arrested for domestic violence, the first thing to do is to hire a domestic violence defense lawyer. Domestic violence convictions can lead to severe, life-long consequences. A qualified attorney can help protect your rights and your freedom.
At Fawne Crabtree Attorney at Law, our Chico domestic violence attorney can provide the aggressive defense you need. Our boutique firm delivers large-firm competence with small-firm attention. We can provide you with well-informed legal advice and strong advocacy during this difficult time. We offer our clients affordable flat rate fees for all criminal defense services.
What Is Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence refers to threats or physical abuse that occurs between people that have some sort of relationship. A “relationship” can include:
- Living together
- A marriage
- Sharing a child in common
Domestic violence does not only include acts such as rape or murder, but also can include other forms of domestic abuse such as pushing, slapping or even stalking.
What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence in California?
In the sate of California, all allegations of domestic violence are prosecuted under Penal Code 273. A person found guilty of violating California Penal Code 273 could receive a misdemeanor or felony conviction.
Depending on the severity of the offense, a conviction could result in:
- Fines of up to $6,000
- Payment to a battered women organization
- Regular payments to the victim
- A protective order
- A restraining order
- Abuse classes
- Community service
Regardless of the charges and the facts involved, and no matter the obstacles and challenges of your particular case, our firm can provide you with reliable, high-quality domestic violence defense.
Protecting The Rights and Interests of Our Clients
Fawne Crabtree Attorney at Law is committed to protecting your rights and seeing your case through to the end. Our domestic violence lawyer in Chico will sit down with you, attentively listen to your side of the story, and develop a strong domestic violence defense strategy, all while treating your case as if it were our own.
Contact Fawne Crabtree Attorney at Law today for a FREE consultation!
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