Domestic Violence in Encino
What You Need to Know About Domestic Disputes
Domestic violence is also known as domestic abuse and covers several areas of abuse: physical, sexual, emotional, verbal and economic. Physical abuse entails violence that injures or physically harms the other person involved, the same principals apply to domestic sexual abuse. Emotional and verbal abuse is generally used to strike fear into the other person involved or to degrade them. Economic abuse involves limiting the spouse or partner’s access to economic resources and thus renders them dependent upon the abuser.
If you have been charged with domestic violence of any kind, you could face very serious penalties for conviction. It is important that you seek the legal aid of an Encino criminal defense attorney from The Law Office of Peter Berlin for zealous representation of your case. If you are convicted of domestic violence, the minimum sentence will be three years of probation and a $400 fine among other penalties such as protective orders.
How can an Encino criminal defense lawyer from our firm assist you?
At The Law Office of Peter Berlin we have had many years of experience in criminal defense cases such as domestic violence and many others. Our firm is well established through education, experience, skill and service to our clients. If you choose to work with us, you will receive extensive one-on-one personal service. Our legal team knows that without your freedom nothing else matters. We also know that no two cases are alike which requires that all options be carefully considered before deciding on a litigation strategy. Further, that litigation strategy must be tailored to the specific needs of the case in order to maximize your chances of a favorable outcome. Our firm offers a free initial consultation to advise you of your options as well as 24/7 contact availability.
Contact a lawyer from our firm to discuss your domestic violence charges today.