Opposing Views on Victim’s Testimony in Domestic Violence Cases in California

By: Wallin & Klarich

Domestic violence crimes continue to be a major issue in California across all socio-economic and age groups.  According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 32.9% of women and 27.3% of men in California are victims of domestic violence. California Penal Code 243(e)(1) classifies domestic violence as a misdemeanor punishable by one year in county …

Posted In: Domestic Violence
Tagged: PC 243(e)(1) PC 273.5 Victim's Rights