If you have been accused of violating a restraining order, you may be considered to be in contempt of court. A violation of a restraining order can lead to a misdemeanor or felony charge. Generally, if it is a first offense it will be charged as a misdemeanor.
You might be facing hefty fines as well as potential jail time. The amount of the fine and the length of jail time will increase if a person was injured during the violation and/or if there have been multiple violations.
If you or a loved one have been accused of violating a restraining order in California, it is important to hire a skilled Southern California criminal defense attorney. An experienced attorney can make a big difference in your case ensuring that your rights are protected and that you understand the charges you are facing.
We, at Wallin and Klarich, have skilled criminal defense attorneys who can assist you in your defense against a restraining order violation charge. Call 1-888-280-6839 to speak to one of Wallin & Klarich’s aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorneys in California today. Also visit us on the web at www.wklaw.com.