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Can the Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges in CA?
Can the Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges in CA?

When a heated argument between spouses, unmarried couples, or relatives turn into a physical altercation and law enforcement gets involved, the aggressor of the situation will be arrested for domestic violence . Since many of these disputes are a result of being in the heat ...

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Blog posts in Violent Crimes

  • Can I Own a Gun If I’m Convicted of Domestic Violence?

    Domestic battery occurs when an individual intentionally commits any harmful and unlawful touching against a current or former spouse or fiancé, a ...

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  • What is Swatting?

    Last month, a 26-year-old California man named Tyler R. Barriss was given a 20-year prison sentence for making false emergency calls to law ...

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  • How Long Does a CA Restraining Order Last?

    Marriages and relationships have their ups and downs. Sometimes, an argument elevates into a physical altercation that warrants law enforcement ...

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  • Hate Crimes in California

    A hate crime in California is considered a criminal offense committed against someone else that is motivated by prejudice against the victim’s ...

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  • Texting Someone to Commit Suicide

    While statements such as “Sometimes I wish you would jump off a bridge” or “Why don’t you just kill yourself?” may appear to be jokes, they take on a ...

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  • What Crimes Can Result in Deportation?

    Not only can a criminal conviction result in a jail/prison sentence, fines, and a permanent criminal record, but it can also lead to deportation if ...

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  • Self-Defense Laws in California

    If you have been arrested for a violent crime against another individual, but you were only protecting yourself from danger, it is your right to use ...

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  • A Second Chance for Prisoners Charged with Murders They Didn't Commit

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1437, which reduces the ability of prosecutors to use the “felony murder rule” on those who have been considered murder ...

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  • Elements of a Criminal Threat

    In California, it is considered a crime to willfully communicate a threat to another individual that would result in great bodily harm or death. This ...

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