Domestic violence includes crimes committed against a husband/wife, boyfriend/girlfriend, cohabitant, dating partner, etc. These crimes include assault, battery, criminal threats, vandalism, and many others. If you or a loved one has been charged with domestic violence crime, you should hire an attorney.
Domestic violence crimes include crimes that are specifically for domestic violence, as well as other general crimes that can be classified as domestic violence. Those crimes that are classified as domestic violence carry additional probational requirements.
Some domestic violence crimes include:
Cal. Penal Code Section 243(e)(1) – Battery
Cal. Penal Code Section 273.5 – Battery with corporal injury
Cal. Penal Code Section 273.6 – Violation of a domestic violence restraining order.
Crimes that are commonly classified as domestic violence include assault, criminal threats, and vandalism.