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Orange County Domestic Violence Attorneys

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With issues as serious and potentially devastating as domestic abuse, it is not enough to simply protect a client’s rights in court. It takes a compassionate approach and personal attention to help a client through these complex and emotional matters. With decades of legal experience and hundreds of domestic violence cases successfully handled, Sullivan Law & Associates combines compassionate support with zealous advocacy to provide our clients with the best legal representation.

We represent clients across Orange County who have been victims of domestic violence, and also those who have been accused of domestic abuse. As Irvine domestic violence attorneys, we understand how both the family courts and criminal courts address allegations of this kind. We also understand the ramifications that such allegations can have and work diligently to protect our clients.

To discuss your situation, please give us a call at (949) 565-2793. It is never too early to involve an attorney for helpful guidance.

How is Domestic Violence Defined & What Does it Consist Of?

Domestic violence may be described as any type of violence or abuse, even attempted violence, between family members, spouses, former spouses, parents, people who live together, or people in a romantic relationship.

Domestic violence can take on different forms:

  • Stalking
  • Harassment
  • Making threats
  • Intimidation
  • Physical assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Verbal abuse
  • Emotional abuse

Is Domestic Violence a Crime in California?

Yes, California laws make it a crime to harm a partner mentally, emotionally, or physically. The punishments of domestic violence may include jail time as well as:

  • Loss of child custody rights
  • Mandatory participation in domestic violence classes
  • Strict fines
  • A mark on your permanant record
  • Loss of certain gun rights

Seek Help From a Domestic Violence Attorney

When you come to Sullivan Law & Associates for help with a domestic violence situation, we will listen carefully and take your concerns to heart. If you are also dealing with divorce proceedings or are interested in separating from your spouse or partner, we can talk to you about how domestic violence can affect these proceedings and key issues like child custody and who will remain in the marital home. We can also talk to you about the potential for criminal charges and what penalties may be enforced after a domestic violence conviction. No matter your concerns, our attorneys can help you understand your options and legal rights.

Contact an Orange County domestic violence lawyer at (949) 565-2793 today. We are here to help.

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