If you have been arrested or charged with domestic violence or spousal abuse, or have been served with a restraining order, you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney.  As a former prosecutor in the family protection unit, Matthew O’Connor has extensive experience in handling, negotiating, and resolving Domestic Violence cases.  At O'Connor Law APC, we know the system and will vigorously defend you to make sure your rights are protected.

The consequences of a Domestic Violence conviction will vary depending upon the circumstances of each case, such as whether or not the defendant had prior charges of Domestic Violence or a history of violence, and the severity of injury to the victim. A prosecutor may file Domestic Violence charges as either a misdemeanor or a felony.

If you are charged with Domestic Violence you face the following penalties:

  • Incarceration in State Prison
  • Local Jail Custody
  • Probation
  • Community Service
  • Criminal Protective Orders
  • 52-Week Anger Management Course
  • Counseling
  • Mandatory Fines

If you have been arrested for domestic violence, call O'Connor Law APC for an experienced attorney who will protect your rights.  At O'Connor Law APC, our Criminal Defense Attorneys are well known and respected throughout the legal community. From our offices in Walnut Creek, we serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Our experience and expertise are available to you.