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Defending Against Domestic Violence Allegations in Alameda County

Domestic violence charges can be complex because there is often much more to the story than what the alleged victim or prosecutor is presenting. Our Oakland criminal defense lawyers are adept at investigating the facts of a case and uncovering whether ulterior motives are at play, such as whether a victim is using these charges for leverage in a divorce or custody case. Our domestic violence lawyers can scrutinize police records, interview witnesses, and do other investigative work to help you build a strong defense. There is a lot at stake in these cases, and we are prepared to fight for you in Oakland, CA.

Are you facing a domestic violence charge in California? Call the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves today at (510) 953-5551 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our domestic violence attorney in Oakland! 

Domestic Violence Laws in California

Domestic violence is defined as abuse against a minor or an adult who is in some form of relation with the defendant, such as a former spouse, cohabitant, or another household member.

Acts that can lead to domestic violence charges include:

If you have been arrested for domestic violence in Oakland or anywhere in the Bay Area, talk to an Oakland domestic violence lawyer at the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves immediately. Some domestic violence offenses, including bodily injuries and violent crimes, may lead to severe penalties.

Penalties for Domestic Violence Convictions in CA

The penalties for domestic violence depend on the details of a case, such as the extent of injuries, a defendant's criminal history, and other aggravating circumstances. You could face harsher penalties if the victim is a child or an elder.

  • Misdemeanors: Up to a year in jail and/or fines
  • Felonies: More than year in prison and/or fines
  • In addition, you may also be required to complete a Batterer's program.

Contact Our Oakland Domestic Violence Attorney Today

Our criminal defense team is unique because we genuinely care about clients' success. Our Oakland domestic violent lawyers apply our resources and decades of experience to help our clients come through with the best possible outcome while preserving their interests. We regularly discuss your case and inform you what to expect. Our criminal defense attorneys strive to provide responsive and accessible counsel at every phase. You'll never feel alone because we will be by your side every step of the way serving Oakland, CA.

Contact the Law Offices of Torres & Caraves today to schedule a FREE consultation with our domestic violence lawyer in Oakland!

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