Tag Archives: California Domestic Violence

Charlie Sheen Plea Deal Held Up – California Penal Code § 273.5

As recently reported by the Associated Press, Charlie Sheen’s plea deal was held up in court over disagreements. Originally charged with domestic violence for the abuse of his wife, the parties commenced negotiations to reach a plea deal. Contrary to the agreed upon bargain, the plea deal that was submitted to the judge was more lenient than intended. One o… Continue Reading.......

Wage Compensation for Victims of Domestic Violence

A recent report in the examiner.com explains that women who are victims of domestic violence in California may be eligible for monetary relief through the California Employment Development Office. This is great news in these harsh economic times for many women who find themselves unable to work after falling victim to abuse. According to an excerpt from t… Continue Reading.......

UFCs Anthony Johnston Arrested for Domestic Violence

An article published on the website mmafighting.com details the arrest of UFC welterweight Anthony Johnson who is facing misdemeanor charges for an alleged altercation with an ex-girlfriend on June 27. Johnson has been charged with domestic violence, battery, death threats and destroying a phone to prevent the report of a crime. Johnson has a trial date… Continue Reading.......

Domestic Violence: Financial Abuse in California

Violence toward a spouse, domestic partner, child or any family member is illegal and is considered a serious crime in the state of California. Domestic violence is a sad reality in our society today and in California. Domestic violence in California typically takes the form of physical, emotional or financial abuse. Contrary to popular belief, an indivi… Continue Reading.......

California Domestic Violence Prevention Act

Court Grants Restraining order for Husband’s Public Disclosure of His Former Wife’s Private Email In In Re Marriage of Nadkarni, 2009 DJDAR 7158, the court found that the husband accessing his former wife’s private email account constituted abuse under the domestic violence prevention act. An application for a restraining order in California must alle… Continue Reading.......