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In California, all assaults and batteries are unlawful. However, when the victim is a member of your family you can be prosecuted under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act. Domestic violence is prosecuted criminally under various sections found in the Penal Code that are covered by the Domestic Violence Prevention Act. Any act of physical or sexual force or threats against a person covered under the Domestic Violence Prevention Act can be charged as an act of domestic violence. 

The Law Office of Lisa A. Kopelman can aid your domestic violence defense for either charge in Orange County, CA.

Keep reading below for an answer to the question, “where can I find a skilled domestic violence attorney near me?”

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What Constitutes Domestic Violence in California

Any assault or battery, including assault with a deadly weapon, against one of the following is considered domestic violence in California:

Spouse

Live-in partner

Fiancé(e)

Dating partner

Co-parent

A former spouse or dating partner may accuse you of domestic battery despite the relationship having ended. Child Abuse and elder abuse may also be treated as crimes of domestic violence. Because of this, you need help from an experienced domestic violence lawyer. Otherwise, the state can run roughshod over you. Lisa A. Kopelman has the talent and experience required to defend against allegations of domestic violence.

Why Choose Lisa A. Kopelman as Your Defense Attorney?

Ms. Kopelman’s years of experience have demonstrated to her that at times the parties to a divorce proceeding or a custody battle, want to seek advantage or revenge by making false allegations of domestic violence. Attorney Kopelman is prepared to counter such attacks with thorough investigation and legal strategy.

Once you learn that you’ve been accused of domestic battery or a related crime in Orange County, CA, you must act immediately. Take the time to seek a domestic violence attorney near you with experience. At the Law Office of Lisa A. Kopelman, we will represent your interests with skill and commitment. Due to Lisa’s nearly 30 years of experience working as a public defender, she understands California’s legal system well. Because of what she’s seen, Attorney Kopelman is a domestic violence lawyer who strives to counter the overwhelming weight of the state’s legal power. When you need help, she’s there to advocate for your rights.

If you are instead in need of an expert on victim rights and other related issues, See our Victim Rights Lawyer Orange County, CA page here.

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