Helping You When Domestic Violence Arises In The Midst Of A Family Law Dispute

Whether you are alleging a case of domestic violence or are defending against a charge, it is important that you have legal representation from a family law firm with a proven record of effectively handling domestic violence cases. For such an important — and seriously life-altering situation — you need to be sure to choose someone who will work tirelessly on your behalf.

The family law lawyers at Ratzer Family Law in will strive to obtain a positive outcome for you. We understand both sides of domestic violence cases and will work to ensure you receive objective legal representation that protects your rights. We are dedicated and compassionate, and realize the enormous emotional and physical toll domestic violence can bring to those involved. Our attorneys can help you through this difficult time.

Domestic Violence In California

In California, domestic violence is defined as abuse one partner commits against the other while in a marriage or some other intimate relationship. Domestic violence may include:

  • Physical assault or abuse
  • Verbal abuse
  • Intimidation
  • Social abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Repeated phone calls
  • Stalking
  • Threats

At our law firm, we have successfully represented individuals who have been accused of domestic violence and provided solid representation for those in need of professional assistance for anger management issues. For the falsely accused, we provide an aggressive defense and can cast doubt on the allegations by challenging testimonies, evidence and more. If there has been a violent incident, we will work to obtain the proper remedies that can directly address the behavior so the family can move forward with hope and confidence.

Tailored Legal Representation In Domestic Violence Cases

If you are a victim of domestic violence, we can help you by:

  • Walking you through the process of obtaining a restraining order
  • Speaking with witnesses and gathering testimonies that verify your account of the event
  • Collecting relevant documents to be used at trial such as medical record and photographs
  • Preparing you for what to expect during the trial process

If you have been accused of domestic violence, or have been a victim of a violent act by a loved one, it's important that you have lawyer who will protect your rights. Email us online or call us directly at 858-925-8099 to find out how our team of experienced lawyers can help resolve your case.