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Can I lose custody of my children if I have been charged with domestic violence?

California Law Regarding Child Custody & Visitation Rights of Parents in Domestic Violence Cases

Can I lose custody of my children if I have been charged with domestic violence?: Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, financial, or sexual. Domestic abuse occurs between people with an existing relationship, including the following:

• People who have been in a romantic relationship, like spouses, boyfriend and girlfriend, or domestic partners,

• People who currently or formerly lived together,

• People who are related either by blood or by marriage,

• People who have children together, or

• Parents who abuse children.

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