February 19, 2013 By Wallin & Klarich

Under California Penal Code section 273.5, it is unlawful to willfully inflict a corporal injury resulting in a traumatic condition upon a spouse, cohabitant, or co-parent. If you have been accused or charged with this crime, it is imperative that you consult with an attorney.


San Bernardino Corporal injury on a spouse is commonly referred to as Domestic Violence. These allegations are serious and can have very harsh consequences. You need to be aware of your legal rights.

Sentencing and Punishments for Corporal Injury On A Spouse

This crime can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. If convicted of a misdemeanor, you could face up to a year in county jail or a fine up to $6,000. If you are convicted of a felony, you could be sentenced to jail for up to 4 years and to pay a fine of up to $6,000.

It is possible that your charge can be reduced. Getting an attorney involved early on in your case can dramatically impact its outcome. Depending on the facts of your case, a skilled criminal defense attorney may be able to negotiate a lesser sentence.

Why Hire Wallin & Klarich San Bernardino Lawyers for Corporal Injury On A Spouse

If you or a loved one has been charged with committing corporal injury on a spouse, Wallin & Klarich can help. For over thirty years, Wallin & Klarich has successfully represented clients accused of committing corporal injury on a spouse. We know that this is an emotional time for you and your family.

We understand that you want an attorney who you can rely on to protect your legal rights as well as make you comfortable sharing this type of sensitive information. At Wallin & Klarich, we care about our clients.

You want someone who will make you feel comfortable and less stressed out. Let us guide you through the complicated and confusing criminal process.

The attorneys at Wallin & Klarich are knowledgeable about criminal law. We know that the possible defenses to corporal injury on a spouse could include:

• Self Defense • Consent • Intoxication
If you want more information on possible defenses and their applicability to your current case, you will need to call Wallin & Klarich, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorneys, and speak with one of our highly skilled attorneys.

At Wallin & Klarich, we are committed to defending our clients. You will receive our undivided attention and guidance every step of the way. You won’t have to worry about what is coming next or when to appear in court. Our responsive attorneys will always be there to answer your questions and alleviate your concerns. We have offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura.

Call us today at 1-888-280-6839. We will get through this together.

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