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Domestic violence is a very serious charge that could have life-long consequences for you and your family. The moment that a 911 call is placed and law enforcement arrives on the scene could change your life forever. If you have been charged in a domestic violence case in San Diego, you must act quickly. Do not waste any time in getting an experienced and skilled criminal defense lawyer who may be able to get the District Attorney to not file criminal charges, or get the charges reduced or dismissed. The penalties for a domestic violence charge can be severe. Protect your future and freedom with an attorney who understands the California domestic violence laws and can help you avoid a conviction.

Serious Accusations Call for a Serious Domestic Violence Defense

When the police are called to a domestic violence dispute in San Diego County, they will make an arrest. Even if the person who called the police takes back their accusation or admits that nothing happened, an arrest will still occur. If you were wrongfully arrested, this can feel like a hopeless and frightening situation.

San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney Joni Eisenstein has a track record of success in defending clients accused of domestic violence and a relentless desire to see that your rights and your freedom are protected. The range of potential penalties for a domestic violence conviction is far-reaching and very serious. An expert criminal defense lawyer can work to minimize these consequences by preparing a strong, aggressive defense on your behalf.

Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction

A charge of domestic violence can be a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the severity of the injuries, the history of violence and the criminal record of the accused.

Misdemeanor charges can result in any of the following penalties:

  • Probation
  • Up to one year in jail
  • Fines
  • Protective order
  • Temporary restraining order
  • Restraining order
  • San Diego 52-week domestic violence classes
  • San Diego anger management classes

Felony domestic violence charges in San Diego can result in penalties such as:

  • Probation
  • State prison
  • Additional prison time if the prosecutor alleges “great bodily injury”
  • The possibility of a strike under the Three Strikes Law
  • Protective order
  • Temporary restraining order
  • Restraining order
  • San Diego 52-week domestic violence classes
  • San Diego anger management classes

Contact Attorney Joni Eisenstein to Schedule Your Free Consultation Today

Domestic violence is a serious charge in San Diego. Criminal Defense Attorney Joni Eisenstein understands the implications that a charge of this nature can have on a family. Her job is to protect the constitutional rights of the accused while ensuring that our justice system does its job. Ms. Eisenstein can defend you if you are up against a domestic violence charge, have a frivolous restraining order against you or if you have violated a restraining order in San Diego.

When you are fighting charges this dire, do not delay. Give yourself the greatest chance of getting your domestic violence charges reduced or dismissed with the help of a highly skilled, successful and competent San Diego criminal attorney. Contact Joni Eisenstein’s office online or call 760.721.3161 right away to schedule your free 1-hour consultation. A good criminal lawyer can dramatically improve your chances of getting the outcome you want. Do not hesitate. Call San Diego Criminal Defense Lawyer Joni Eisenstein for your domestic violence charge today.

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