FAQ #23: What Qualifies as Physical Abuse?

What qualifies as physical abuse for the State of California? Well, it is technically any time you put your hands on someone without their consent and they find it offensive. That is the lowest level that it starts at. However clearly physical abuse can be substantially greater. It can involve great bodily injury. If you've been accused of physically abusing someone, the first thing you want to do is talk to a lawyer at our firm and find out if it constitutes actual physical abuse.

Domestic violence not only affects the person individually, it can also result in a loss of employment, it can affect your custody with your children. It is also one of the fastest ways to get your kids removed from you, if you've been labeled as an abuser or batterer. That's why it is very important to contact our firm and find out. Come to us and say "this is what I've been accused of, now how do I now go about defending myself? That is something that we excel in and can help you with.

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