Santa Monica Domestic Violence Attorney
Were you charged with domestic violence?
Domestic violence is defined as physical violence or abuse that occurs in a relationship. The relationship can be a married couple, formerly married co uple, cohabiting couple, two persons with a child in common, or two persons dating or formerly in a relationship. It can also apply to children that witness the violence or abuse, for which child endangerment charges would be filed. It encompasses numerous types of abuse, including the following:
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Verbal abuse
- Child abuse
- Social and financial abuse
At Lessem & Newstat, a Santa Monica criminal defense attorney can tenaciously fight for your rights. With over 50 years of combined experience in all types of domestic violence cases and criminal defense, we will present a solid defense on your behalf .