emotional implications for families
Domestic violence takes many forms and has serious legal and emotional implications for families. Real and false allegations of violence can complicate divorce proceedings and have a significant impact on child custody and other family law matters. Domestic violence issues call for legal advice and representation.
If you have been a victim of domestic violence
If you have been a victim of domestic violence and your main concern is safety, you need an attorney who can help you quickly obtain the protection you need. If appropriate, we can help you secure a temporary or permanent order and help you understand the legal consequences of a protective or restraining order.
If you have been accused of violent behavior
If you have been accused of violent behavior and your rights are at stake, it is essential to have an attorney who can help you protect those rights. We are highly experienced in representing clients in matters involving restraining orders and protective orders. We can help you understand and address the impact of these orders on support, custody, employment, firearm possession and other important issues. These orders can affect your career, especially active military and professional law enforcement.