Domestic Violence laws are clearly explained in California Family Code Section 6200 and the sections that follow. Domestic Violence is different than Civil Harassment, since it involves persons with a certain type of personal relationship. In order for Domestic Violence laws to apply in the Family law setting, there must be a relationship between the parties under Family Code 6211:
“Domestic violence” is abuse perpetrated against any of the following persons:
Domestic Violence occurs when there is abuse between person with the above-type of relationship, which are spelled out under California Domestic Violence laws.
Family Code 6203 Defines "Abuse" under California Law as follows:
For purposes of this act, “abuse” means any of the following:
If you have the victim of Domestic Violence or are being accused of Domestic Violence, you must contact competent counsel immediately.
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Domestic Violence laws are clearly explained in California Family Code Section 6200 and the sections that follow.