WHAT ARE COMMON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CHARGES IN CALIFORNIA?
More information on each type of domestic violence charges are available in their corresponding pages. Just click on their penal code section (PC number). You will be able to see the elements of the crimes (things the prosector needs to prove beyond a reasonable doubt), the list of potential defenses to such charges and the exposure. Exposure means the penalties or punishment for each crime or charge.
Domestic Battery, PC 243(e)(1)
Aggravated Trespass, PC 601
Child Neglect/Failure to Provide Care, PC 270
Child Endangerment, PC 273a
Child Abuse, PC 273d
Elder Abuse, PC 368
Criminal Threats, PC 422
Stalking, PC 646.9
Damaging a Telephone Line, PC 591
Revenge Porn, PC 647(j)(4)
Posting Harmful Data on the Internet, PC 653.2