Riverside Spousal Abuse Lawyer
Spousal Abuse Laws
Spousal abuse is a type of domestic violence that involves causing a marital partner to fear for their physical safety. It includes threats of bodily harm, as well as causing or attempting to cause actual bodily harm. This means the abuse can be psychological as well as physical. Contact a Riverside spousal abuse attorney immediately if you have been charged with spousal abuse. You are facing serious charges in an abuse case, and will need a skilled lawyer to represent you in court.
Spousal abuse can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony based on the facts of the case. Cases involving severe bodily harm are often charged as felonies. The penalties for a conviction in a spousal abuse case can include:
- Jail Time
- Community Service
- Court-ordered Treatment.
A knowledgeable attorney can explain your constitutional rights in these cases, and discuss how best to proceed in preparing a defense.
Law Offices of Grech & Packer is a respected criminal defense firm with extensive experienced in domestic violence cases. We can offer the valuable legal counsel and support you will need when disputing these charges.
Spousal Abuse Attorney in Riverside
When a person accuses their spouse of abuse, they cannot changes their mind about the incident at a later point in time and expect that the charges will be dropped. Only the prosecution can decide whether or not the charges should be dropped.
There are various types of acts that are considered spousal abuse crimes, such as:
- Forced sexual acts
We have a lawyer at our firm who is a certified specialists in criminal law and will be able to review your case and determine how best to proceed with your defense.
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