Orange County Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence is a tragically common occurrence in Orange County. It's normal for a victim of domestic violence to feel apprehensive about seeking legal recourse, but rest assured that if you have at any time considered the behavior of a current or former partner to be abusive, you should at minimum contact an attorney for a consultation. We are now offering free consultations so there is zero risk in seeking professional and trusted counsel.
If you feel that the safety of you, your children or a loved on is being threatened immediately, pickup the phone and call 911 right now. Click here for the Orange County Sheriff's Department resource on Domestic Violence.
If you question the strength of your case, whether or not it is necessary, how it will affect your children or even if what you experienced constitutes domestic violence at all, seek the opinion of a professional attorney, whether or not it is our law offices. If you would like your free consultation with us, get in touch today at (949)380-3030 or simply send an e-mail to Contact@LarryBellomoLaw.com
Domestic Violence is legally definedy in California as
Abuse committed against an adult or a minor who is a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, former cohabitant, or person with whom the suspect has had a child or is having or has had a dating or engagement relationship. For purposes of this subdivision, "cohabitant" means two unrelated adult persons living together for a substantial period of time, resulting in some permanency of relationship. Factors that may determine whether persons are cohabiting include, but are not limited to (1) sexual relations between the parties while sharing the same living quarters, (2) sharing of income or expenses, (3) joint use or ownership of property, (4) whether the parties hold themselves out as husband and wife, (5) the continuity of the relationship, and (6) the length of the relationship.