Domestic Violence Attorney in Sacramento, CA
Domestic violence accusations are very personal and sensitive. Even a simple accusation can result in a severe disruption to your life, garnering negative opinions from friends and neighbors; a conviction can lead to an inability to see your children, a criminal record, extensive fines and jail time, and more. Facing an accusation can be frightening, and you may not know where to turn.
If you have been accused of domestic violence, you should partner with an attorney who has experience dealing with family situations. Philip McCarthy is a compassionate and knowledgeable domestic violence attorney who represents defendants in Sacramento and Placer Counties. From restraining order hearings to criminal proceedings, the Law Office of Philip McCarthy is here to stand up for your rights and interests.
If You Are Facing a Domestic Violence Case, You Need a Domestic Violence Attorney You Can Trust
Domestic violence is defined by California law as abuse against an intimate partner. An “intimate partner” can be defined as a current or former dating partner, spouse, fiancé, or live-in romantic partner (also called a “cohabitant”). “Abuse” in these cases can be defined as harming or threatening to harm someone. These crimes may be charged as “domestic battery” PC 243(e)(1) or Corporal Injury to a Spouse or Cohabitant PC 273.5
A domestic violence offense can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the circumstances of the incident. A conviction can result in mandatory jail time, high fines, domestic violence counseling, temporary restraining orders, and other penalties.
Are You Facing a Domestic Violence Charge? Call Today for a Free Initial Consultation
When you are facing severe penalties and your future is at stake, it’s crucial that you partner with a qualified domestic violence lawyer. Attorney Philip McCarthy understands just how frightening it can be to face these charges. When you work with him, he takes on your concerns as his own, and fights aggressively in order to protect your best interests. It is ultimately his goal to provide you with a positive outcome and to make sure that your side of the story is heard.
If you are facing a domestic violence charge, give The Law Office of Philip McCarthy a call. Schedule your free initial consultation with Mr. McCarthy today by calling (916) 442-8298.
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