Defense Attorney for Spousal Abuse Charges
Have you been accused of abusing your spouse?
California law defines spousal abuse as the physical or emotional abuse of a spouse, unmarried partner or ex-partner. Spousal abuse is also referred to as domestic violence or domestic abuse. It includes:
- Physical assault and battery (hitting, pushing, or shoving)
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional abuse
Spousal abuse is a serious issue, affecting an estimated 35 million Americans each year and often goes unreported by the victim until it is too late, resulting in many homicides each year. In California, spousal abuse charges are taken very seriously by law enforcement agencies and the court system. If you have been accused of or arrested for spousal abuse, you will need the representation of an experienced domestic violence lawyer who can protect your rights.
At the Law Office of Thomas F. Mueller, our lawyers have defended almost 10,000 cases and have experienced much success in spousal abuse cases. Get your case analyzed for free by submitting an online form or calling our office.
What are the consequences for a spousal abuse conviction?
Our attorneys understand that this may be a very frightening and confusing time for you. California spousal abuse cases are taken very seriously and are given priority by district attorneys and law enforcement agencies. If you are found guilty of spousal abuse, you may be facing long term imprisonment, fines, probation, a restraining order and counseling. In addition, your reputation is at stake. You may even have children that are caught in the middle of your domestic violence case and may lose custody of them as a result of a guilty verdict.
The defense lawyers at our San Jose law office understand the ins and outs of domestic violence defense and will fight for your constitutional rights. If you have been accused of or charged with spousal abuse you need to contact a San Jose spousal abuse lawyer immediately to ensure that your rights are protected. The skilled lawyers at the Law Office of Thomas F. Mueller will do everything in our power to defend your case.
Are you facing San Jose spousal abuse charges? Contact us today!