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25
Nov

What to do when facing Domestic Violence charges

By Maltaise Cini

Being charged with Domestic Violence can be an intimidating and frightening experience. Under the current domestic violence laws in California, an individual who finds themselves charged with Domestic Violence will be taken into custody and required to post bail. It is essential that you start building a defense to your case immediately. Domestic violence charges […]

15
Sep

What to do if You’re under a California Domestic Violence Restraining Order

By Maltaise Cini

In many domestic violence cases, the alleged victim will ask the court for a restraining order to be placed against the person who has been charged with domestic violence. The court can issue a restraining order even if the domestic violence charges have not yet been proved in court. A restraining order usually orders the […]

15
Sep

Does California’s Mandatory Domestic Violence Reporting Law Go Too Far?

By Maltaise Cini

Researchers and public safety advocates have long complained that domestic violence injuries are underreported and that often, those who provide medical care to survivors of domestic violence do not report what they have seen or learned. In order to prevent this, California, along with several U.S. states, recently passed a mandatory domestic violence reporting law. […]

15
Sep

What is California’s Domestic Violence Court?

By Maltaise Cini

Many counties in California have a domestic violence court, which specifically deals with domestic violence cases. Although each county runs its domestic violence court a little differently, each domestic violence court focuses specifically on domestic violence, particularly issues such as screening for related cases, providing options for the parties involved, and monitoring. Most domestic violence […]