We Will Work With You to End Domestic Violence
When someone is faced with violence in the home, the results can rip families apart. Domestic violence is an issue that affects families around the country, and it can sometimes be brought on or exacerbated by stressful life events such as divorce. In the state of Florida, domestic violence is defined as any form of assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, and any other offense resulting in physical injury to any family or household member by another who is or was residing in the same single dwelling unit. Another definition refers to domestic violence as intimate partner violence which includes physically, economically, psychologically, and controlling aggressive behaviors.
It is vital for any member who is in danger of violence to seek immediate guidance from an attorney. At Parker & DuFresne, representing you during times of domestic violence is one of the legal services we provide. Our domestic violence lawyer will assist you in applying for an injunction to protect you and any other family members who are in danger. This injunction is also known as an order of protection, or restraining order, against the person committing domestic violence.
The Importance of Coming Forward
This court order places restrictions in effect that protect you from the recipient of the injunction. Not only does it protect you, but it also creates legal sanctions if they violate the order. With the help of a domestic violence lawyer, you can put an end to abuse and violence.
The result of domestic violence can cause severe injury or death, and it is vital that the action is not ignored. Your situation may be difficult to talk about, but it is more important to protect you and your loved ones.
How We Can Represent You
Our domestic violence lawyers have seen the dangers and results of these situations many times. Even if there is a threat or fear of abuse, an injunction can be obtained to protect you. We will represent you and help you put an end to abuse and fear.
The first step for our team is to work and build a case by establishing the history of domestic violence and abuse in the relationship. In certain cases, our domestic violence lawyers can relocate you and get medical care. Parker & DuFresne believe that our goal is to prevent any situations where domestic violence can occur.
Not all domestic violence cases are truthful. One party may create a false domestic violence claim and take the other party to court. If you are facing these false charges, our lawyers can defend you in these proceedings. Parker & DuFresne will represent our clients with integrity and commitment. Contact our team today for a free and confidential consultation.
Questions or Concerns?
Before your consultation, visit our FAQ page to learn more about domestic violence cases.