Domestic Violence Law
A domestic violence restraining order is a court order that helps protect an individual from threats or abuse from a person they have (or had) a close relationship with. If you are in a situation where domestic violence is at issue and you are seeking or defending against a restraining order, an experienced family law attorney can help you navigate the complex legal challenges involved.
Initial Filing & Response
Domestic violence is not a simple family matter, as criminal charges may be filed. JWB Family Law will work with you to file or defend against a domestic violence restraining order with the courts, in a timely and professional manner.
Evidentiary Hearing Representation
Due to the quasi-criminal nature of domestic violence restraining orders, these issues must be heard by the court within three weeks. Both parties must provide evidence of their claims, and witnesses are required to appear in court.
Managing witnesses and related medical and legal documentation requires knowledge of family law and court procedures. Having JWB Family Law on your side helps you protect your legal rights and can lessen the stress placed on you during this emotional time.