Domestic Violence

image 5Are you the victim of domestic violence and need help getting out of the situation? Or have you been falsely accused and need help defending yourself against the accusation?

Any domestic violence accusation — whether or not the criminal justice system is involved — is a serious matter that should not be taken lightly by the accused or the accuser.

Domestic violence exists when in a relationship between sexual partners, family members, or people who live or have lived together one person causes emotional or bodily injury, sexually assaults, threatens, harasses, destroys personal property, or disturbs the peace of another.

If you have been subjected to domestic violence by your spouse, partner or anyone else, you are entitled to protection from abuse. And if you have been served with a restraining order for alleged domestic violence, you have a right to defend yourself against those accusations.

Our domestic violence attorneys offer attentive, compassionate representation backed by extensive experience. Our firm represents both victims of family violence and we also represent clients who have been accused of domestic abuse.

Whether you are seeking protection from domestic violence or you have been served with a temporary injunction, it is important to discuss your options with an experienced domestic violence lawyer as soon as possible in order to make sure your interests are protected.

Unfortunately, domestic violence often escalates during divorce proceedings and custody battles. When the abuser is a spouse or parent, the children may also be victims of abuse. It is important to act quickly and to remove yourself and your children from harm’s way.

We can assist you in locating domestic violence support services, such as counseling, shelters, housing and social services. We use every legal tool available to protect you from your abuser and work to hold abusers accountable.

If you are a victim of domestic violence or emotional abuse, we can help you obtain a permanent injunction for protection against domestic violence.

If you have been served with a restraining order or plan to petition for a restraining order for domestic violence, our attorneys can skillfully represent you, call us at 610-892-0608