Is Domestic Violence a Felony?

Is Domestic Violence a Felony?

Yes, domestic violence can be a felony. A criminal case begins when someone reports an incident of domestic violence to law enforcement. If an arrest happens, criminal charges may be filed by the District Attorney. What is considered domestic violence? California...
How to Deal With Domestic Violence During COVID-19

How to Deal With Domestic Violence During COVID-19

There is a growing concern amongst professionals regarding a rise in domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the period from March 1 through April 25, 2020, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department logged 2,309 domestic-related calls. This is roughly a three...
Domestic Violence and Children

Domestic Violence and Children

Exposure to or witnessing of domestic violence can be extremely harmful to children. When it comes to domestic violence and children, you want to ensure that they are protected from the following actions.(1) Seeing physical/and or sexual abuse(2) Hearing threats or...
Am I A Victim of Domestic Violence?

Am I A Victim of Domestic Violence?

Nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. According to the California Women‘s Health Survey (CWHS), approximately 40 percent of California women experience violence from a partner in their lifetimes. If you think...