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Overview of Domestic Violence in California

Domestic Violence in California The consequences of a domestic violence (DV) conviction can be devastating.  Generally, domestic violence charges occur from household disputes that cause harm to one of the parties.  What makes this type of charge “domestic” is the relationship between the alleged victim and the accused.  California law (Penal Code § 1300) defines “domestic violence” as abuse an “intimate partner.”  This includes a wife/husband, boyfriend/girlfriend, domestic partner, or someone the accused has dated in the past.  California law also protects others in the household that could be deemed as “victims” of domestic violence.  These include: brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, step-siblings, half-siblings,...

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