Domestic Abuse and Orders of Protection – Orange County Law Firm
One of the silent side effects of the current economic downturn is an increase in reports of domestic abuse. Financial strain, loss of jobs and issues like potential foreclosure often are the triggers, causing increased tension in the home and more frequent arguments. If you have been the victim of domestic abuse, you need to seek the immediate protection of a kick-out/keep-away order. If you are the victim of a trumped-up charge, you are entitled to a full hearing.
Whether you are seeking a protection order or have been falsely accused, Fleming Family Law in Anaheim offers compassionate, professional legal counsel. Call us at 714-855-1043, toll free at 866-698-3123 or send us an e-mail to schedule a free initial consultation with attorney Richard Fleming.
What Qualifies as Domestic Abuse?
In addition to physical attacks (assault, punching, hitting, choking or beating, etc.), domestic violence may include the mere threat of immediate physical abuse If you feel threatened, and if you are concerned about the safety of your children, don’t wait. You need to call a lawyer immediately. We will get you an Order of Protection and help you get out of an abusive setting. We can quickly arrange for an emergency protection order which will remove your abuser from the home for a set time period.
What Are the Consequences of a Domestic Abuse Charge?
In a word, severe. A felony or misdemeanor conviction for domestic violence in California can include steep fines, jail or prison time, court-mandated anger management or other counseling and revocation or suspension of child visitation rights. If you feel you have been unjustly accused, time is of the essence. Contact a skilled family law attorney immediately to start protecting your rights and your freedom.
How Can We Help You?
Contact us by e-mail or call us at 714-855-1043 or toll free at 866-698-3123 for more information about your domestic violence concerns or to schedule a free, confidential lawyer consultation.