February 21, 2013 By Wallin & Klarich

Being charged with committing a corporal injury on a spouse can have a dramatic impact on your family and professional life. You will likely be worried, confused, and scared.


If you have been accused or charged with committing corporal injury on a spouse, you need to raise a successful defense if you are going to obtain a positive outcome in your case.

What is Corporal Injury on Spouse?

Corporal injury on a spouse is a form of domestic violence. The punishment for this crime can be severe. It is important that you are aware of your legal rights during this time when you are most vulnerable. You do not want to go to jail for a crime that you did not commit.

If your family or friends find out about your arrest, conviction or charge for domestic violence, you could be outcast from your community.

None of this has to happen to you if you hire an attorney who will vigorously defend you in court. Depending on the facts of your case, the attorneys at Wallin & Klarich might be able to negotiate a lesser sentence for you or get your case dismissed. For more information about your individual case, call us today.

How is Corporal Injury on a Spouse Prosecuted?

To convict you of corporal injury on a spouse, the prosecution will have to prove three elements. If the prosecution cannot prove all of these elements, then you cannot be convicted of corporal injury on a spouse. The elements the prosecution must prove in order to convict you are:

• You injured your spouse, co-parent, or cohabitant • You intended to inflict that injury • The injury resulted in a traumatic condition
Corporal Injury on a Spouse Defenses

Possible defenses that your attorney from Wallin & Klarich can raise on your behalf include:

• Consent • Self Defense • Accident
You ability to raise a defense will depend on the facts of your case. If you want to raise a successful defense, it is important to get your criminal defense lawyer involved early on in your case.

Experienced Corporal Injury on Spouse Lawyer Orange County

If you want more information about possible defenses or how they will apply to your case, you can call Wallin & Klarich and speak with one of our highly trained criminal defense attorneys.

The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich are responsive and communicative. You will have a lot of questions. You want an attorney who will give you prompt answers and feedback.

At Wallin & Klarich, we are committed to successfully defending our clients. We will always provide you with information about your case and answers to any questions you might have.

Call us as soon as possible at 1-888-280-6839 so we can get started on preparing your defense. We will be there when you call.

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