Domestic Violence & Orders of Protection
If you or someone that you know has been the victim of domestic violence, then there may be a need for legal protection in the form of an Order of Protection or other injunctive relief. Such protection may be necessary for you as an individual and possibly for your children, depending on the circumstances. Domestic violence and abuse comes in many forms and is not always obvious to an outside observer.
We are not only able to assist you in obtaining legal protection, but may also be able to offer insight as to how the issues of domestic violence and abuse will impact a divorce, custody case, or other family law related matters. It is not uncommon for the victim of domestic violence and abuse to somehow feel that they are to blame or somehow responsible for the actions of their spouse or other individual with whom they are in a relationship with. Nonetheless, most of the time, it is not your fault.