Domestic Violence & Abuse Lawyers in Fresno, CA
65+ Years of Experience Serving the Central Valley
When it comes to crimes that can have jarring consequences, domestic violence is near the top of the list. In California, a conviction for this crime can put you at risk of thousands of dollars in fines, lengthy jail sentences, and the shadow of a criminal conviction on your permanent record. Your future and reputation are too important to gamble with. Hire experienced Fresno domestic violence attorneys who know how to help.
Penalties For Domestic Violence
In the state of California, domestic violence can charged as either a misdemeanor or felony depending on the circumstances of you case. If you are charged with a misdemeanor domestic violence then you could face a minimum of 15 days but up to a year in jail and fines up to $6,000. For felony domestic violence charge you could face a minimum of 60 days but up to one year in jail and fines up to $10,000. In addition to these penalties you could as be given probation, face restraining orders and you right to own a firearm stripped away.
Defending Against Domestic Violence Charges in California
A domestic violence arrest can happen fast. In many cases, a spouse, significant other, or even a neighbor reports what they believe to be a crime without knowing what really happened. Once police arrive and make an arrest, the defendant is left to face criminal charges. Nothing can undo the charges, even if more information comes to light afterward.
Your rights are important. You are not a criminal just because you were charged with a crime. Wapner Jones, PC can represent you during these challenging times and help you obtain the best possible outcome for your case. Each situation is different, which is why each case strategy will be custom-tailored to your needs.
We can help you:
- Examine the evidence filed against you
- Check for errors made by law enforcement
- Reinforce the strength of your good character
- Ensure that the charges you face are fair and lawful
- Protect your rights throughout the legal process
Choosing The Right California Domestic Violence Attorneys
With numerous industry awards and tens of thousands of cases handled, our Fresno domestic violence attorneys know which strategies work when protecting your future. Prosecutors and law enforcement will do whatever they can to paint you as a villain, but Wapner Jones, PC is here to give you the best chance at a favorable outcome.