Domestic violence and protecting our client’s rights

On Behalf of | Apr 11, 2018 | Domestic Violence |

Fights happen in relationships. It is fairly common for couples in New York and elsewhere to not get along at times. However, these disputes are likely minor and resolvable. Unfortunately, some fights can get out of hand. Spouses might feel emotionally, mentally and physically abused. This can be considered an unsafe situation for not only the victimized spouse, but also children if the couple has any.

This is a difficult and problematic matter for any spouse to admit they are going through. Domestic violence is not an easy situation to be in, and it certainly is not an easy one to address. Nonetheless, individuals should understand how they could take steps to better protect themselves and their future.

At Advocate, LLP, we understand the sensitivity of these matters. Out attorneys specialize in a wide range of marital issue, one of them being protective orders for spouses that are victims of domestic violence. Whether one seeks long or short-term protection, our law firm can help obtain the protection our client’s needs from future abuse. Additionally, we assist our clients with taken further action if a former spouse has violated the protective order in place.

Because it tends to be an emotional and overwhelming situation, spouses may not fully understand their rights and options in these matters. This is where our law firm can step in and help. Our goal is to not only make a challenging situation easier but also put our clients at ease. Matters of domestic violence tend to disrupt and even destroy relationships. Our law firm is also available to address any matrimonial law issues, assisting with divorce, custody and support issues as well.

To learn more, check out our law firm’s domestic violence website. No one expects to suffer harm because of a dispute. However, marriages could end and a spouse could fall victim of domestic dispute. It is important to understand how a spouse could protect him or herself in this difficult situation.