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Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?
Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?

When immigrants come to the United States, they are expected to abide by our state and federal laws. While not every criminal offense will result in deportation (removal proceedings), the conviction of certain crimes or the conviction of multiple minor offenses can lead to ...

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Blog posts in Domestic Violence

  • Responding to a Restraining Order in California

    A lot of people have misconceptions about domestic violence , and in effect, their confusions about the law end up landing them on the other side of a ...

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  • Understanding Civil Harassment in California

    What is civil harassment in California and how is it different than domestic violence? Civil harassment is a lot like domestic violence , but what ...

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  • What is a Civil Harassment Restraining Order?

    You’ve heard about domestic violence, which typically involves threats, sexual assault , and actual violence between family members. In many ...

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  • What Counts as a Crime Against Society?

    When you hear the term, “crimes against the society,” what types of images come to mind? Public intoxication, gambling, prostitution, spousal abuse ? ...

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  • Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?

    Oakland and the rest of the East Bay are notorious for having a large immigrant population, which undoubtedly enriches our culture in more ways than ...

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  • Oakland DUI & Child Endangerment

    In Oakland and throughout California, a first time driving under the influence (DUI) offense is punishable by 3 to 5 years’ probation, up to 6 months ...

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  • Who can be Considered a Victim of Domestic Violence?

    If you have been arrested and charged with domestic violence, it may come as a surprise to you – especially if you are unmarried. Is a physical ...

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  • What Constitutes Domestic Violence?

    The term domestic violence is a broad one-encompassing more than just the physical threats one might typically think of when they hear those words. ...

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  • 6 Domestic Violence Penalties You May NOT Have Known

    If you are arrested and charged with domestic violence , the judge will likely issue a restraining order against you. When this occurs, you may face ...

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