In Palm Springs, California on December 3 on charges of mayhem, assault with a deadly weapon and spousal abuse. According to the police records, the women had attempted to cut off her long-time husband’s genitals using a pair of scissors that were reported as looking like poultry shears.
The couple had been married for over three decades, but allegedly had a long-time internal dispute. It was unclear what caused the fight to boil over to the point of violence. The husband suffered no fatal injuries but was taken to the local hospital in an attempt to receive medical attention. The 69-year-old wife was taken to a local correctional facility and was released on $100,000 bail. She is to return to court in January of 2012.
Criminal cases involving domestic violence are often highly emotionally charged and difficult to litigate. If you have recently been criminally charged with a crime relating to domestic abuse, no matter whether it involved spousal or child abuse, it’s in your best interests to get the involvement of a Los Angeles criminal lawyer that you can fully rely upon.
At Okabe & Haushalter, we have been involved with criminal cases of all kinds and have shown that we are not deterred by daunting circumstances. You can be confident knowing that should you choose to work with our firm that we will do everything that we can to build a compelling case to protect your best interests. To learn more about how we can help you fight for your deserved outcome, please do not hesitate to contact a Los Angeles spousal abuse attorney from our firm. The sooner that you make the call, the faster that we will be able to help you begin the fight to protect your legal rights and your future.