San Diego Domestic Assault and Battery Lawyers
It is an unfortunate fact that many couples do not always get along, and sometimes marital arguments can take a turn for the worse. When an argument gets too far out of hand, domestic assault and / or battery can unfortunately result. The difference between assault and battery is small, but they are different. Assault is an attempt or threat of physical violence against another person, whereas battery is physically striking or hitting another.
Despite the differences between assault and battery, neither has a place in a marriage. If you or a loved one has been the victim of domestic assault and battery, call the caring and experienced San Diego domestic assault lawyers of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP, at 858-935-6211. We can help you fight for the legal protection that you need at this difficult time.
Consequences of Domestic Assault and Battery
Fortunately for victims of domestic assault and battery, the penalties for domestic assault and battery can be serious and just. These consequences include:
- Serving time in prison or jail
- Hefty fines
- A permanent mark on your record
- Required anger management classes
- Being served a restraining order
- Driver’s license revocation
We understand that if you or someone you love is the victim of domestic abuse, it is easy to feel defenseless and confused about who you can trust. We are here to help.
The compassionate San Diego domestic assault and battery attorneys of Fischer & Van Thiel, LLP, are ready to consult with you about your situation and the legal options that are available. Call us today at 858-935-6211 to learn more.