What is Domestic Battery ?

People frequently ask the question of What is Domestic Battery? In California domestic battery is the intentional or reckless attempt to cause bodily injury, it is also sexual assault.

Domestic Battery is also called Domestic Violence, Spousal Abuse, Domestic Abuse, Intimate Partner Violence and Intimate Partner Abuse.

Domestic Battery can be as minor as touching someone when they don’t want to be touched, to extreme physical damage that results in hospitalizations and in some cases death.

If someone is charged with Domestic Battery, they need to seek the assistance of an attorney immediately. There are severe consequences for allegations of Domestic Abuse that can affect child custody and visitation, along with criminal sanctions.


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