Domestic abuse is violence against a partner or spouse. Violence against children is also considered domestic abuse as a case can be against someone you are related to or rather are in a relationship. Physical, verbal, sexual, and emotional abuse are all situations that could be considered under domestic abuse. If you or a loved one are being abused by their partner or spouse, contact The Law Office of Larry Pilgrim immediately to begin discussing your case with our experienced and skilled Sacramento abuse attorney.
If you are able to prove that abuse is happening, you may be awarded a restraining order from the court. Once you receive that, then the court will set a date for your case. The court can then decide how the situation should be handled and how you can know you will be safe and protected. Charges for domestic abuse cases can be severe and are commonly charged as felonies. The sentencing for most domestic abuse cases end up sending the accused to jail for years or even life. Fees may also be associated with these charges, or even attendance at a rehabilitation center. Meeting with a therapist may also be a part of the consequences of their actions.
Domestic abuse cases can become complicated quickly and should be handled by a professional Sacramento abuse attorney at the Law Office of Larry Pilgrim. Having an attorney by your side can help you to understand the process you are going through and the best options you have available to you. For those that are struggling under a partner or spouse that is violent, contact our office today to begin building your defense and protect yourself and your rights. We are prepared to help you have the most successful case possible. To schedule a confidential consultation, call our Sacramento abuse attorney.