Immigration Consequences of Penal Code 243(e)(1) or Domestic Battery

A conviction for a crime of domestic violence or a related offence can subject a non-U.S. citizen to deportation. In…


Five Things You Need to Know About Domestic Battery

In California, domestic battery is a crime of violence within the larger category of domestic violence. Domestic…


Can the Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges

The question of whether a victim can drop the charges or dismiss the case against the defendant is entirely dependent…