California Infliction of Corporal Injury Attorney
Have you been charged with Infliction of Corporal Injury? Let Weber Law help you today!
Being charged with willful infliction of corporal injury can have detrimental effects on your entire life. It can carry hefty fines, serious jail time, and a black mark on your record that will change who hires you, potential landlords, or even keeping your family together. The court room can be a scary place, especially when your family is involved in the crime; do not face these charges alone; let Weber Law help you today!
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California Infliction of Corporal Injury Charges and Penalties
What is Willful Infliction of Corporal Injury?
Willful infliction of corporal injury is most commonly referred to as domestic violence and/or strangulation. It is defined as any person who willfully inflicts corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon a victim who is the offender’s spouse or former spouse, cohabitant or former cohabitant, fiancé or fiancée, or someone with whom the offender has previously had an engagement or dating relationship, or the mother or father of the offender’s child.
Traumatic conditions mean a condition of the body, like a wound, external, or internal, including but not limiting to, strangulation or suffocation caused by physical force. Strangulation or suffocation is impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of a person by applying pressure on the throat of the neck.
How is Wilfull Infliction of Corporal Injury different from Domestic Violence?
Willful infliction of corporal injury is specifically a wound, external or internal, that involves impeding the normal breathing or circulation of the blood of a person by applying pressure on the throat or the neck. Domestic violence refers to other acts of violence toward a family member.
What is the Punishment for Willful Infliction of Corporal Injury?
The punishment for willful infliction of corporal injury can vary.
A person found guilty of willful infliction of corporal injury is guilty of a felony and can be imprisoned for two to four years, with a fine of up to $6,000.00, or both.
If the person has been convicted of certain crimes like battery or sexual battery within the last seven years before conviction of willful infliction of corporal injury, they can be imprisoned for two to five years, a fine of up to $10,000.00, or both.
In some cases, probation can be granted, but the court has discretion as far as if probation can be granted as well as the parameters surrounding that probation.
This leaves a lot of interpretation to be left to the court. Let Weber Law defend you to get you acquitted or the lowest sentence possible.
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Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights, and it is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction. Do not try to fight these charges on your own—Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on an infliction of corporal injury charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.
How Can WEBER LAW Help You?
It can be scary and nerve wracking to have criminal charges on your record, but it has an added severity when it involves family. A charge such as this one can lead to loss of a job, loss of potential jobs, and a reputation that you do not want. The court system can be intimidating and without good legal help, the consequences can last years, and be extremely expensive. Our experienced team is comfortable looking at evidence, negotiating potential plea agreements, and defending you in court. There are ways to fight the allegation of willful infliction of corporal injury which include accidents, and reasonable self-defense. Weber Law will look at all the evidence available to keep you from facing harsh jail time and hefty fines. Weber Law will work to lower your charge or sentence. Willful infliction of corporal punishment, no matter the circumstances, is not a charge that you want to fight alone, let our team of experienced attorneys help you navigate the criminal justice system. If you or someone you know has been charged with willful infliction of corporal punishment in the State of California, contact Weber Law for a consultation today.
CA Penal Code § 273.5, Willful infliction of corporal injury; violation; punishment
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