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The Law Offices of Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich is a California criminal defense law firm based in San Jose.

Less Common Types of Domestic Violence

While the term “domestic violence” conjures images of battered women and abused children, the legal definition of domestic violence is not limited to this type of physical injury. The common definition does, perhaps, have validity; by far the most common type of domestic violence, physical violence affects approximately 40 percent of California women in their … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence: The Difference Between Spousal Battery and Corporal Injury

When you have been accused of or charged with domestic violence, it is critical that you understand the charges so you can combat them effectively. There are several different types of domestic abuse, ranging from relatively low severity to extremely violent. In some cases, a person may be charged with domestic abuse without ever physically hurting … Continue reading

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ACLU Expresses Strong Opposition to the Three Strikes and You Are Out Rule

San Jose criminal defense attorney Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich

For those who may be unfamiliar, there are currently 26 states, including California, that have adopted the Three Strikes and You Are Out law. California first adopted this sentencing provision in 1994 as an effort to reduce the number of felony convictions per person by imposing significant sentencing consequences for each felony conviction up to … Continue reading

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