Posted on December 25, 2017
Newport Beach Domestic Violence Lawyer
Domestic violence charges in Orange County are accusations that should not be taken lightly. A conviction can carry life changing consequences such as fines and fees, probation, counseling classes, and even jail time. If you are facing domestic violence charges in Newport Beach or the surrounding area, you need a defense attorney who will competently evaluate your case and mount a successful defense. You need an advocate who will stand by your side, contact an experienced Newport Beach domestic violence lawyer at the Law Offices of John D. Rogers today to discuss and explore your options.
Overview of California Domestic Violence
Domestic violence charges ordinarily stem from household disputes that cause harm. What makes the charge domestic is that there is some form of familial or personal relationship with the purported victim. Domestic violence does not only include physical harm, but includes threatening someone or even emotional abuse.
- Criminal Threat – Penal Code 422 PC
- Domestic Battery – Penal Code 243(e)(1) PC
- Corporal Injury – Penal Code 273.5(a) PC
- Child Endangerment – Penal Code 273a PC
- Stalking – Penal Code 646.9 PC
- Restraining Order Violation – Penal Code 273.6 PC
Domestic violence accusations often result during divorce separation or child custody proceedings. More often an alleged victim is utilizing the criminal justice system to gain an unfair advantage on another. For instance, charges could result based on false accusations over an affair, financial reasons, or even revenge.
Contact an Experienced Newport Beach Domestic Violence Lawyer
If you have been accused of domestic violence by a spouse or partner, then these charges are very serious and require retaining an experienced Newport Beach domestic violence lawyer. The punishment for these charges has become increasingly serious that have life-changing consequences. Don’t let accusations of domestic violence determine your future. Protect your rights and contact a reputable domestic violence attorney from the Law Offices of John D. Rogers. Our office offers free confidential consultations.
Law Offices of John D. Rogers
4000 MacArthur Blvd. East Tower Suite 615
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Toll Free: (949) 625-4487