When someone is faced with violence in the home, the results can rip families apart.
Domestic violence is an issue that affects people around the country, and it can be brought on by stressful life events such as divorce.
In the state of Florida, it 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 living in the same single dwelling unit.
Likewise, it is defined 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 fast guidance from a lawyer.
Representing you during these times is one of the legal services we provide.
Our family law lawyers will assist you in applying for an injunction to protect you and any other family members who are in danger.
This is also known as a restraining order, against the person doing the domestic violence.
The Importance of Coming Forward
For example, a court order places restrictions that protect you from the abuser.
Not only does it protect you, but it also creates legal sanctions if they violate the order.
So,with the help of a family law lawyer, you can put an end to abuse and violence.
The result of this kind of violence can cause severe injury or death, and it is vital that the action is not ignored.
It may be very hard to talk about, but it is more important to protect you and your loved ones.
How We Can Represent You
Our family law lawyers have seen the dangers and results of this many times.
Even if there is a threat or fear of abuse, an order can be obtained to protect you. We will stand with 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 past domestic violence and abuse. In certain cases, our lawyers can relocate you and get you medical care.
Parker & DuFresne believe that our goal is to prevent any and all areas where it can occur.
Not all cases are truthful.
One party may create a false claim and take the other party to court. If you are facing these false charges, our lawyers can defend you.
Parker & DuFresne will represent our clients with integrity and commitment. Contact our team today for a free consultation.