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San Diego Domestic Violence Attorney: PC 273.5

At Kern Law, APC, we have successfully defended clients for over 15 years that have been charged with Felony Domestic Violence, Penal Code Section 273.5. PC 273.5 is an incredibly serious charge and requires an experienced attorney to fight these allegations. If you or someone you know has been charged, arrested, or is under investigation for PC 273.5, contact Kern Law, APC today. We provide a confidential consultation, and we are available 24 hours.

At Kern Law, APC, we aggressively defend clients charged with PC 273.5. Because of the inherently private nature of most domestic violence allegations, false accusations are made and can lead to criminal charges that are not warranted. For example, jealous spouses, couples that are breaking up, custody issues, property disputes, etc., can all motivate a person to make false allegations. Felony Domestic Violence, PC 273.5, convictions are very serious and can carry up to four years in state prison. Other consequences include fines, domestic violence classes, and Criminal Protective Orders (CPOs), which impact firearm rights.

Under Penal Code Section 273.5(a) and (b) someone can be charged with felony domestic violence if the following occurs:

  1. A person willfully inflicts a physical injury on his or her spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, co-parent, fiancé, fiancée, or a person with whom the person accused has, or previously had, a dating or engagement relationship, and
  2. the injury inflicted results in a traumatic condition.

If you need help immediately with your PC 273.5 case, Contact Kern Law, APC today to schedule a consultation.