Domestic Violence Lawyers Oakwood

Oakwood Domestic Violence Lawyer Referral Service

Hiring an attorney in Oakwood for domestic violence can be difficult. With all the ads on TV, radio, internet and in print, who would you choose in Oakwood to handle a domestic violence charge? How can you determine that the lawyer you choose is qualified or ideal for your individual criminal matter?

At RepresentYou.com we understand the importance of finding a competent and trustworthy attorney to handle all legal matters.  As a State Bar of California certified lawyer referral service, we take pride in referring our clients to top legal professionals and may be able to help you find a domestic violence lawyer in Oakwood.

At RepresentYou.com, we believe that experience is paramount and, as such, we only offer attorneys who have a minimum of 20 years practicing law. This means that you will only receive a referral to an attorney who is not only highly experienced but who has met other stringent requirements such as carrying adequate malpractice insurance and a disciplinary record with the State Bar of California free of any disciplinary action.

Legal Costs for a Domestic Violence Lawyer in Oakwood

Estimating the total costs that a particular domestic violence case in Oakwood may accumulate can be very difficult. Each domestic violence case differs drastically from the next and costs rely heavily on a number of different factors. All these variables make it close to impossible to give even a ballpark number without complete knowledge of the specific case.

Domestic violence can also be referred to as domestic abuse or partner abuse. It is, simply, the cause or attempted cause of bodily harm to someone with whom you have an intimate or “domestic” relationship. Such relationships include but are not limited to: a spouse, ex-spouse, girlfriend, boyfriend, or someone with whom you are currently or have previously lived. In Oakwood, emotional or verbal attacks may also be considered domestic violence.

There are an overwhelming number of things considered in all domestic violence cases reviewed in Oakwood. Because of this, the most efficient way to determine potential legal costs is by taking advantage of a free initial consultation with one of RepresentYou.com’s criminal lawyers who has experience with domestic violence cases in Oakwood.

Oakwood Laws for Domestic Violence

In Oakwood, it is illegal to commit an assaultbattery or make criminal threats against anyone. If the accuser is your fiance, spouse, cohabitant, dating partner or the parent of your child, Oakwood domestic violence laws make the allegation much more serious.

The judicial system in Oakwood takes domestic violence matters so seriously that it is possible they have dedicated a significant amount of manpower and resources toward prosecuting these specific types of cases. Given the extra resources, Oakwood district attorneys could potentially pursue domestic violence matters even after the accuser has recanted his or her original claims.

In many cases a domestic violence conviction goes on the defendant’s permanent criminal record and can surface when someone performs a simple and routine background check. This can make it difficult to find a job, obtain special state licensing and other benefits one would have with a clean criminal record.

Domestic Violence Fines, Penalties and Sentencing in Oakwood

The fines, penalties, punishments and sentencing for crimes that fall under domestic violence laws vary greatly. Every domestic violence charge is different, much like every personal relationship is different and no two relationships or alleged domestic violence crimes are alike. However, factors a district attorney may consider are the seriousness of injuries and/or the defendant’s background such as a pre-existing criminal record. In many cases, Oakwood courts can impose a minimum sentence of 30 days jail and jail time can be sentenced for even first time misdemeanor convictions. Additionally, judges are known to sentence the defendant to attend a 52-week domestic battery class.

Oakwood Area Domestic Violence Attorneys

If you are facing domestic violence charges in Oakwood do not delay. As with most legal matters time is of the essence and it is important that you start taking steps toward finding the best possible attorney immediately. As a State Bar of California lawyer referral service, RepresentYou.com is here to help. All of our criminal defense attorneys, including those who deal with with domestic violence cases in Oakwood, have at least 20 years of experience, have no history of disciplinary action with the State Bar of California, and carry malpractice insurance for the purpose of protecting their clients.

Through our experience in this area of law, we understand that it is not uncommon for innocent people to face domestic violence charges. Domestic violence allegations usually surface out of very tumultuous relationships and false allegations are far from unheard of.

Similarly, harmless accidents and instances of self defense can be wrongfully interpreted as domestic violence. RepresentYou.com’s panel member attorneys understand the sensitive nature of such charges and are available to help you through the trying process of proving your innocence.

Find a Oakwood Domestic Violence Lawyer

RepresentYou.com’s staff members have the resources and know-how needed to refer you to some of the most highly experienced domestic violence attorneys in Oakwood. Our panel member attorneys have at least 20 years of experience dealing with criminal cases and are equipped to handle even the most complicated domestic violence matters.

RepresentYou.com’s panel of attorneys covers all areas of criminal law including, traffic lawyersassault lawyersnarcotics attorneys and DUI defense lawyers.

You can contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. RepresentYou.com has staff that can assist you in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. Call us toll-free at 1-888-973-7968 orcontact us online.

 

Penal Code 273.5 pc Corporal Injury to a Spouse or Cohabitant: Penal Code 273.5

  • (a) Any person who willfully inflicts upon a person who is his or her spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or the mother or father of his or her child, corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition, is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years, or in a county jail for not more than one year, or by a fine of up to six thousand dollars ($6,000) or by both that fine and imprisonment.

More Information: ftp://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

Penal Code 243(e)(1) pc Domestic Battery: Penal Code 243(e)(1)

  • (a) A battery is punishable by a fine not exceeding two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding six months, or by both that fine and imprisonment.

More Information: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

Penal Code 273d pc Child Abuse: Penal Code 273d

  • (a) Any person who willfully inflicts upon a person who is his or her spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or the mother or father of his or her child, corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition, is guilty of a felony, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years, or in a county jail for not more than one year, or by a fine of up to six thousand dollars ($6,000) or by both that fine and imprisonment. (d) For the purpose of this section, a person shall be considered the father or mother of another person’s child if the alleged male parent is presumed the natural father under Sections 7611 and 7612 of the Family Code.

More Information: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

Penal Code 273a pc Child Endangerment

  • 273ab. (a) Any person, having the care or custody of a child who is under eight years of age, who assaults the child by means of force that to a reasonable person would be likely to produce great bodily injury, resulting in the child’s death, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for 25 years to life. Nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting the applicability of subdivision (a) of Section 187 or Section 189.

More Information: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

Penal Code 368 pc Elder Abuse: Penal Code 368

  • (b) (1) Any person who knows or reasonably should know that a person is an elder or dependent adult and who, under circumstances or conditions likely to produce great bodily harm or death, willfully causes or permits any elder or dependent adult to suffer, or inflicts thereon unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering, or having the care or custody of any elder or dependent adult, willfully causes or permits the person or health of the elder or dependent adult to be injured, or willfully causes or permits the elder or dependent adult to be placed in a situation in which his or her person or health is endangered, is punishable by imprisonment in a county jail not exceeding one year, or by a fine not to exceed six thousand dollars ($6,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment, or by imprisonment in the state prison for two, three, or four years.

More Information http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/

Penal Code 422 pc

  • Any person who willfully threatens to commit a crime which will result in death or great bodily injury to another person, with the specific intent that the statement, made verbally, in writing, or by means of an electronic communication device, is to be taken as a threat, even if there is no intent of actually carrying it out, which, on its face and under the circumstances in which it is made, is so unequivocal, unconditional, immediate, and specific as to convey to the person threatened, a gravity of purpose and an immediate prospect of execution of the threat, and thereby causes that person reasonably to be in sustained fear for his or her own safety or for his or her immediate family’s safety, shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail not to exceed one year, or by imprisonment in the state prison.

More Information: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

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