Spousal Abuse Lawyer in Fresno
Central Valley Criminal Defense
Spousal abuse is treated as a type of domestic violence. Like all domestic violence charges, spousal abuse is treated very seriously in Madera, Tulare, and Kings counties as well as across the state. The law provides for severe penalties upon conviction, to include steep fines, child visitation restrictions, and even jail time. In addition, the courts can require registration and payment for counseling and anger management education.
If you are facing a charge of spousal abuse, it is imperative that you contact an experienced Fresno criminal defense attorney. The laws and charges involved can be complicated, so it is important for you to have legal counsel with the knowledge to help you navigate the courts and legal proceedings.
Don't assume that you won't be charged if the accuser drops the charges
against you. Under California law, you will still be prosecuted even if
the accuser does not want to press charges. The lawyers at Wapner Jones,
PC understand spousal abuse laws, and will help defend you throughout
the difficult process.
The courts may also issue a protective order against you, also known as a restraining order. This will limit your access to your spouse or partner, and may prevent you from communicating with them in any way. Wapner Jones, PC can help you navigate this complex process.
If you are facing charges of spousal abuse in Fresno, or someone is threatening you with a restraining order, you need to act to protect your rights. Please contact Wapner Jones, PC to schedule a consultation. We will discuss the facts of your case, and advise you of all the options available.