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Hiring A Domestic Violence Defense Attorney in Long Beach, California

Zachary McCready Oct. 27, 2020

If you have been accused of committing an act of Domestic Violence, you could be facing severe penalties including large fines, mandatory counseling, and the loss of your freedom. Long Beach domestic violence attorney Zachary McCready is a Criminal Law Specialist, certified by the Board of Legal Specialization. He has extensive experience defending clients against allegations of Domestic Violence. A seasoned negotiator and skilled trial Lawyer, Attorney Zack McCready has the knowledge you need on your side when your reputation and freedom are on the line.

Contact McCready Law Group today to schedule a free comprehensive consultation with a highly respected Long Beach Domestic Violence Attorney. During your consultation, Mr. McCready will thoroughly go over the circumstances leading to your arrest and will provide you with an honest, up-front analysis of the legal issues pertaining to your case.

Conveniently located in Long Beach, Domestic Violence Lawyer Zachary McCready also has office locations in Orange County to serve the needs of clients throughout the region. Call today to learn how he can utilize his experience and put it to work to preserve your rights and safeguard your freedom. We also offer private investigation services to gain facts relating to your defense.

Experienced Domestic Violence Lawyer in Long Beach, California

At the Long Beach Law Firm of McCready Law Group, Domestic Violence Attorney Zack McCready understands the importance of crafting an aggressive, effective defense and asking the right questions to ascertain all relevant facts that gave rise to domestic violence charges. Mr. McCready also examines any and all potential motivations for making false allegations, including any pending Family Law actions that could be impacted by a Domestic Violence accusation and conviction.

Under Penal Code § 273.5, Domestic Violence charges may be brought against a current or former spouse, domestic partner, or cohabitant (including family members and non-family members). Depending on the circumstances and severity of the case, Domestic Violence may be charged as either a Misdemeanor or a Felony, and charges may be brought based on:

Under California law, those who are convicted of Misdemeanor or Felony Domestic Violence face extremely harsh consequences. Penalties for Misdemeanor Domestic Violence may include a combination of the following:

  • Maximum 1-Year Jail Sentence

  • Fines up to $6,000 for a First Offense

  • Payment of Victim's Medical Expenses

  • Community Service

  • Three Years of Informal Probation

  • Issuance of a Restraining Order

  • Mandatory Counseling

Conviction of Felony Domestic Violence is punishable by any of the following:

  • Maximum 5-Year Prison Sentence

  • Additional Prison Time Based on the Severity of the Victim's Injuries

  • Formal Probation

  • Mandatory Counseling

  • Issuance of a Restraining Order

  • Community Service

  • Depending on Circumstances, a Possible Strike on your Record

If the party who has made allegations of Domestic Violence retracts their claims, the District Attorney's office will often move forward and prosecute anyway, even without the other party's cooperation. As a result, it is crucial that you retain a highly experienced lawyer who is fully prepared to fight zealously for you!

Long Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer Zachary McCready has successfully represented numerous clients in Domestic Violence cases. As a former officer with the LAPD for 8 years and a legal practitioner for more than 10 years, Mr. McCready understands how critical it is to fully investigate the charges against you and will work diligently to clear your good name.

Call a Long Beach Domestic Violence Attorney at McCready Law Group for a Free Consultation

If you have been arrested for Domestic Violence, don't wait to retain qualified counsel. Contact Long Beach Domestic Violence Lawyer Zachary McCready immediately by calling to schedule your complimentary, in-depth consultation with a highly effective Criminal Defense Attorney.

Defending clients in and around Long Beach since 2007, Mr. McCready knows what it takes to achieve the most favorable outcome possible. Call to learn how we can put our knowledge to work on your behalf to protect your rights!

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