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Being falsely accused of domestic violence can be devastating for defendants. But unfortunately, it is all too common. A report from the organization Stop Abusive and Violent Environments notes that more than 700,000 people in the United States are falsely accused of and arrested for domestic violence each year. What’s more, up to 70 percent […]

18 Apr, 2019
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

If you are facing a charge of domestic violence, chances are you’re frustrated and maybe even a bit frightened by the potential outcome of your pending case. And that’s understandable since the state of California takes accusations of domestic violence very seriously. Unfortunately, many innocent people are accused of domestic violence every day. Being convicted […]

After 39 years in prison, Craig Coley, who was wrongfully convicted of two murders, was released and he subsequently settled his wrongful conviction claim with Simi Valley for $21 million dollars. In 1978 Coley’s ex-girlfriend and her son were murdered and in 1980 he was convicted of those murders. Los Angeles domestic violence defense attorneys […]

Once upon a time you and your lovely partner were in it for the long haul. You used to hold each other’s hands and hold each other tight during long cold nights. You two decided that you were in it together, forever. You each understood each other in ways you didn’t think was possible. You […]

Unfortunately, cases, where false accusations of domestic violence are being made out of revenge, anger, or jealousy are not unheard of. But being falsely accused of domestic violence is not as bad as being prosecuted for it. If you have found yourself in the former situation, calling a Los Angeles domestic violence defense attorney is […]

Unfortunately, many people do not know the difference between domestic violence and abuse. And contrary to the popular belief, you do not necessarily have to suffer bodily injury from your partner or spouse to be a victim of domestic abuse. You do not necessarily have to be hurt physically in order to be entitled to […]

Undoubtedly, domestic violence is a very serious matter. In fact, in California alone, law enforcement agencies receive more than 150,000 domestic violence calls every year. Nearly a third of these calls (over 46,000) lead to arrests for domestic violence. Most of these arrests lead to prosecution and domestic violence charges. In many cases, charges are […]