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San Jose Domestic Violence Lawyer

Protecting Your Freedom, Your Future And Your Family

California prosecutors aggressively pursue convictions in domestic violence cases. If you have been accused of domestic violence, the prosecution may still pursue charges, even if the accuser tries to “take back” the allegation or refuse to press charges.

At the Law Offices of Erik Steven Johnson, we understand that domestic violence charges do not only affect the accused, but can significantly harm the fabric of the family. We are committed to helping you avoid the consequences of a domestic violence conviction, and reducing the overall impact this charge will have on your family and your life. Learn how we do this by calling our San Jose office at 408-246-3004 or arrange a consultation online.

Domestic Violence In California

Domestic violence is abuse, violence or the threat of violence among children, family members, people who live together and people in close personal relationships. Domestic violence can include:

  • Physical assault
  • Threats
  • Intimidation
  • Stalking
  • Harassment
  • Verbal abuse
  • Sexual abuse

Domestic violence can be charged as a felony or misdemeanor, depending on the circumstances of the alleged violence. If there is a serious injury to the alleged victim the charge can be a strike offense and the consequence a term in state prison. However, even if there is little or no injury, you can still be prosecuted with a misdemeanor and face county jail, fines, mandatory counseling and ordered to stay away from your family.

Domestic Violence Penalties

If convicted of domestic violence, the truth is that you may face fines, mandatory counseling, incarceration and other harsh criminal penalties. Furthermore, you may be prohibited from entering your own house and seeing your family. You will further be prohibited from owning firearms.

We can represent you in all aspects of your defense, from fighting criminal charges to contesting restraining orders. Team up with Erik Steven Johnson, a skilled trial lawyer who is prepared to defend you against these charges, and limit the harm inflicted on you and your family.

Protect Yourself Today

We defend clients from Santa Clara County and throughout surrounding communities in a broad range of criminal law matters, including domestic violence defense and contesting restraining orders. Contact us today online or by telephone at 408-246-3004 to arrange a consultation with an experienced San Jose domestic violence attorney.

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