It's the law!
Two Pieces of Supportive Legislation
NEWS is happy to report that in July Governor Brown signed two pieces of legislation that expands protection to California victims of domestic violence.
Early Lease Termination When in Danger
Authored by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez: A domestic violence victim's time to petition for early lease termination has been extended from 60 days to 180 days! For more information read this report.
Choking Law to Aid Domestic Violence Prosecutions
Authored by Senator Christine Kehoe: A bill designed to aid the prosecution in domestic violence cases, establishing a law that identifies strangulation as a traumatic condition that can lead to felony charges. The legislation recognizes choking as a potential stepping stone to more severe violence. For more information read this report.