A few weeks ago on the blog we talked about domestic violence and how dangers it can pose to its victims. If you are being subjected to domestic abuse, then you know how frightening it can be. You may feel like you are unable to leave your abusive spouse for fear of retaliation. It takes strength and courage to speak up about domestic violence, but you don't have to do it alone.
While you can certainly seek the support of family and friends, you may also be able to find legal relief. An experienced attorney might be able to help you seek a restraining order that legally protects you from your abuser. If a protection order is obtained, then legal action can be taken against the abuser if he or she comes near you. This can be a powerful tool to use in keeping you safe, which is the most important thing.
The legal team at Andrew Russ Law knows how traumatic domestic violence can be for victims. That is why we pride ourselves on helping victims find safety. Additionally, we strive to ensure domestic violence is not taken lightly, in any circumstances. Therefore, if you are going through a divorce or decide to file for divorce, an experienced attorney should help you assess how domestic violence may affect family law issues like child custody, alimony, and property division.
Deciding to legal action, under any circumstances, can be a difficult choice to make. However, when threats to your physical and emotional well-being come into play, you might feel hopeless and stuck in a cycle of abuse. Don't let that happen. Instead, think about speaking with family, friends, and a legal professional who might be able to help you find safety and relief. For more information, please visit our website.