Domestic Violence Allegation Dropped Against Dodgers Pitcher
Domestic Violence Allegation Dropped Against Dodgers Pitcher
Los Angeles city prosecutors will not file domestic violence charges against Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias. Police arrested Urias in May. Initially, witnesses told police that Urias shoved the woman he was with while walking in a parking lot. The woman told investigators that she fell.

Prosecutors have indicated that they defer prosecution of Urias for domestic assault, provided that he stays out of trouble for a period of one year. In addition, Urias must complete a 52-week domestic violence counseling program. The program involves individual and group counseling and accept responsibility for the act.

Prosecutors said that they considered the fact that the woman was not injured. They also considered that the woman did not file the complaint, and that Urias had no prior history of violence. Major League Baseball briefly suspended Urias but reinstated him after 7 days.

Los Angeles domestic violence attorney

When you face charges for domestic violence, hire an experienced domestic violence attorney like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience in criminal defense. He takes domestic assault cases in Los Angeles County and throughout Southern California.

Domestic assault cases can be both difficult to prosecute and difficult to defend. Many attorneys don’t like to take domestic violence cases because they can be so emotionally charged. As your attorney, Mr. Helfend will work hard to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. When that’s not possible, he will work toward the best possible outcome for you. For first-time offenders, there are programs that can help resolve the conflict, and do not involve prosecution or jail time.

With the right attorney, you may be able to take advantage of these alternative resolution programs. Don’t assume that there’s nothing you can do to help yourself, and don’t attempt to represent yourself in court.

Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (310) 456-3317, (818) 591-2809 or (805) 273-5611 for an immediate consultation on your Los Angeles County domestic violence case.

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