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Walnut Creek Domestic Violence Lawyer

If you, your spouse, or someone you know and care about has been arrested in Walnut Creek or anywhere else in Contra Costa County for domestic violence, (sometimes called spousal abuse, domestic abuse or family violence) or served with a domestic violence restraining order stemming from an accusation of assault, battery or abuse against a spouse, former spouse, domestic partner, cohabitant, former cohabitant or person dated, please take the time to read the material in this website in the Introduction, What to do First, Criminal Case and Protective Orders sections, then seriously consider calling this office to discuss the case in confidence with an attorney specializing in domestic violence defense and restraining order cases.

California domestic violence laws are serious and the definition of domestic violence is broad. An arrest stemming from an allegation of domestic violence in Walnut Creek will typically initiate more than one case. The first case is the Contra Costa County criminal case where the person arrested has been charged with a violation of Penal Code Section 273.5, 243(e), 245, 422, 626.9 or a related criminal offense, while a second case which may be initiated is a civil restraining order case. Additionally, violation of one of the many restraining orders that are issued in domestic violences types of incidents may result in a person being immediately take to jail.

People from all walks of life, men and women, same-sex partners, get arrested for domestic violence in Walnut Creek every week. Domestic violence can be an allegation of physical violence causing minor injuries, or just a possibility of injury, threats, restraining order violations, and stalking. The charges include violence against a spouse, a past or present boyfriend or girlfriend, or family member. Many people who get arrested in Walnut Creek are wrongly accused or have made a mistake but have not broken the law. A person doesn't have to commit a crime to get taken to jail by the police in a California domestic violence case.

If you have been arrested in Walnut Creek or charged in Contra Costa County with domestic violence or spousal abuse, it is in your interest to consult with an experienced Walnut Creek domestic violence attorney as soon as possible. Domestic violence or spousal abuse is considered a very serious offense by the District Attorney’s Office in Contra Costa. All Walnut Creek domestic violence cases are prosecuted by the District Attorney at the Superior Court located at 640 Ygnacio Valley Road in Walnut Creek.

This Contra Costa domestic violence law firm has a proven approach for successfully defending against domestic violence and spousal abuse charges. The defense begins with implementing a defense strategy specific to domestic violence and spousal abuse cases.

Contact the office today for a free case evaluation. There is no obligation to retain our services, we will discuss your case and get an idea of your options.

Walnut Creek Domestic Violence Defense

Robert Tayac, Attorney at Law
2121 N. California Blvd., Suite 290
Walnut Creek, California 94596

Phone: 925-288-9800
Toll free: 800-901-1888
Email: Contra Costa Domestic Violence Lawyer


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