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California Penal Code Section 273.5(a) PC: Corporal Injury to Spouse

Post by Doug Bradley on

California Penal Code 273.5(a) makes it criminally illegal to injury a parent, spouse or cohabitant in an act of domestic violence. This is also known as corporal injury to spouse, domestic violence or domestic abuse.

Proving & Defending Domestic Violence… click to read more

Can I have visitation or be appointed the guardian of my grandchild?

Post by Stephen Levine on

According to the US Census Bureau, 10% of grandparents live with at least one grandchild in their home. Many of these households are actually maintained by the grandparents, and in some cases, there is no parent in the home, and … click to read more

California Negligence and the Drunk Plaintiff

Post by James Knox on

Most personal injury lawsuits are based on the legal theory of negligence. A person is considered negligent if he or she fails to meet the duty of reasonably prudent behavior towards another person. This can mean the negligent person took … click to read more

California Dog Bite Laws

Post by Stephen Levine on

Americans love their dogs. There are nearly 90 million dogs living in homes in the United States, and many pet owners treat their four-legged companions as if they were a member of the family. While dogs can be a wonderful … click to read more

California Divorce Law and Coping with Verbal Abuse and Harassment

Post by James Knox on

Divorce does not tend to bring out the best in people. In many cases, when a couple makes the decision to end their marriage, they do so because they have been fighting, have felt a sense of betrayal, or simply … click to read more