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Los Angeles Domestic Violence Attorney
Mr. Sterling is an experienced litigator in the area of domestic violence. The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling specializes in all areas of domestic abuse, including:
Many of the laws relating to domestic abuse are dated and unfair. There is a common misconception that if the “alleged victim” declines to press charges, the criminal case against the accused will be dismissed or dropped.
In fact, the opposite holds true. Once the police arrive at a domestic disturbance call, it is no longer up to the parties whether there will be an arrest. If the police do make an arrest, it is then up to the prosecutorial agency to decide whether formal charges are filed. Whether the “victim” wants the case prosecuted or not becomes irrelevant.
Mr. Sterling’s clientele have received acquittals after trial and dismissals before trial in even the most serious domestic abuse allegations. Mr. Sterling has been successful in routinely keeping his clients out of jail. Many of his case results in this area have involved community service and/or anger management classes. We focus on providing our clients with personalized service coupled with in-depth legal expertise in this area.
The Law Offices of Justin E. Sterling takes affirmative steps in defending its clients in a domestic violence matter. These steps include, but are not limited to the following: