Domestic Violence Attorney in Sacramento, CA
Defending Domestic Violence Charges in Sacramento County
Arguments can be volatile even between loved ones and family members, and people make mistakes. Too often, a tense situation results in domestic violence charges. You need someone in your corner fighting for your rights when this happens.
At the Law Office of Gilbert B. Vega, we believe in providing every client with aggressive yet caring legal representation. Our Sacramento domestic violence defense lawyer takes a detail-oriented approach. When you hire us, we put our extensive experience to work for you, uncovering all your legal options and providing you with the reliable guidance you seek.
What is Domestic Violence?
Many situations can result in domestic violence charges. Domestic violence can involve spouses, children, family members, dating partners, and people living together in the same home.
Domestic abuse can be:
The circumstances of the allegations against you will determine how your case is prosecuted. The penalties for a domestic abuse conviction are severe, often including jail time and fines. A conviction can also affect other areas of your life, including your custody of your children.
Effects of Domestic Violence
Prosecutors can file charges even if the alleged victim does not want to press charges. These cases are emotionally charged, and many clients report feeling isolated and alone.
In addition to dealing with the penalties of a conviction, you may also feel a negative impact on your reputation and social life. If you are dealing with domestic violence charges, our experienced criminal defense attorney can craft an effective defense on your behalf.
Case Dismissed prior to trial
Disobeying a Court Order
Case dismissed at preliminary hearing.
One year of county jail/five years' probation
Client found not guilty at trial
Rape of a Child
Case dismissed after 20 hours community service
Identity theft count dismissed at trial