If you are a victim of domestic violence or domestic violence charges have beenlevied against you, this is a serious issue and requires immediate attention. Domestic violence allegations are extremely serious and can compromise your entire case. When children are involved, the matter becomes more complicated. Domestic violence can be used against you to obtain child custody or to dismantle the entire family.
Domestic violence charges can destroy every aspect of your life, including employment possibilities. If you are accused of domestic violence during divorce proceedings, these allegations may interfere with obtaining a fair custody outcome and damage your reputation.
The strongest risk factor for family violence is witnessing parental violence. Judges know the negative impact of violence on children and are reluctant to award custody to abusive parents. Most states have laws governing how domestic violence affects child custody decisions.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, you must seek legal support and guidance. It is essential to escape from the abuser as soon as possible, especially if children are involved. The court must be aware that domestic violence was involved or the case will be treated like any other divorce. Extra steps and precautions must be taken to physically and financially protect yourself and your children.
Domestic violence issues must be addressed and resolved with expert and effective legal representation. We can help you with this issue and provide legal and emotional support during this stressful time.