The term, domestic violence, has a broad definition according to California law. Family Code §6320 reads as follows:
(a) The court may issue an ex parte order enjoining a party from molesting, attacking, striking, stalking, threatening, sexually assaulting, battering, credibly impersonating as described in Section 528.5 of the Penal Code , falsely personating as described in Section 529 of the Penal Code , harassing, telephoning, including, but not limited to, making annoying telephone calls as described in Section 653m of the Penal Code , destroying personal property, contacting, either directly or indirectly, by mail or otherwise, coming within a specified distance of, or disturbing the peace of the other party, and, in the discretion of the court, on a showing of good cause, of other named family or household members.
Domestic violence and spousal abuse offenses are taken extremely seriously, both in the state of California and at All American Law. At our family law firm, we understand the urgency of your situation and are ready to do everything in our power to help. We are uniquely qualified to provide the immediate, aggressive, and effective legal counsel needed to protect you and your children.
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