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Category: Domestic Violence

How to Successfully Recant a Domestic Violence Statement

Rabin Nabizadeh
January 27, 2023

Domestic violence is a problematic situation. Numerous cases of domestic violence take place within a family unit. As a result, the legal process can be messy. In some situations, someone may accuse a family member of domestic violence, only to try to recant their statement later. What does this mean? How is a domestic violence […]

California Domestic Violence Statistics

Rabin Nabizadeh
January 27, 2023

Sadly, domestic abuse, domestic violence, and intimate partner violence are far more common than many realize. These were issues swept under the rug under the guise of someone’s personal, private relationships. It is good news that more attention is being paid to domestic violence, but it is also apparent that it is far more common […]

How To Get a Child Endangerment Charge Dropped?

Rabin Nabizadeh
January 27, 2023

Children are among the most vulnerable members of the population, and they deserve to be protected. That is why child endangerment laws are in place. They have been put in place to protect children, and a charge of child endangerment can be severe. If you or a loved one get charged with child endangerment, it […]

Domestic Violence and Immigration

Rabin Nabizadeh
January 27, 2023

Are you an immigrant accused of domestic violence? If so, you might be concerned that you will get deported. You might also worry that you could face significant fines and jail time. Even though there are many moving parts involved, this is something you can avoid facing on your own. You need to reach out […]

When Is It Considered Domestic Violence

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 4, 2022

Domestic violence is the attempt to gain power over and control another human within the household through a wide range of abusive behavior. Domestic violence can happen to anyone, regardless of race, sex, sexual orientation, class, education, etc. It often involves physical abuse, and other types of abuse as well. Abusive relationships are too common, […]

What Happens When You Get A Domestic Violence Charge In California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 9, 2022
California domestic violence laws define the crimes of domestic violence and their corresponding penalties. The law protects families from all forms of domestic abuse inflicted against either the child, the spouse, or any partner with a dating or engagement relationship. Domestic violence charges are frowned upon, especially by those not guilty. A domestic violence conviction [...]

How Serious Is Domestic Violence in California?

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 8, 2022
Domestic violence is a severe problem in California since it undermines the welfare of families and puts children in danger. Domestic violence may be domestic battery or domestic abuse. Each has its consequences that can be irreparable, especially for children. California law provides for the protection of all family members from domestic violence. No one [...]

Domestic Violence on the Rise in San Jose

Rabin Nabizadeh
June 30, 2018

In San Jose, amidst the innovation of Silicon Valley and the beauty of some of California’s best gardens and parks, there has been a disturbing rise in domestic violence. As law enforcement and the legislature scramble to combat the increase of domestic violence crimes in San Jose, some defendants are being falsely convicted or face […]

Voisine v. U.S.: Closing the Loophole (18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(9))

Rabin Nabizadeh
May 26, 2017

Voisine v. U.S.: Closing the Loophole The United States Supreme court, in its decision in Voisine et al. v. United States, clarifies and narrows the application of a section of federal law that was codified more than twenty years ago. In its decision, the Court unequivocally states that the primary aim of the majority decision […]

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE BAY AREA – ROLE OF COMPLAINING WITNESS

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 18, 2017

Arrested for Domestic Violence in the Bay Area? One of the most common questions Domestic Violence arrests provoke is what is the role of the complaining witness in deciding to or influencing charging and prosecution. DOES VICTIM HAVE TO TESTIFY? It is well known that a victim of domestic violence does not choose whether charges […]