Orders Of Protection
If you or your children are the victims of domestic violence, including physical, emotional or psychological abuse, you may qualify for an order of protection in Family Court, Criminal Court or Supreme Court, which will prevent the abuser from having contact with you or your children.
An order of protection is issued in an effort to stop abuse, harassment, stalking or other types of violence. It prevents a person from coming near you, your home and your workplace. They can also occur when there has been a violation of an existing court order. For example, one spouse may be angry of the exclusive occupancy that was granted of the residence, leading to a heated confrontation and then physical or emotional abuse. There could also be anger due to child or spousal support obligations.
Protect Your Rights and Your Family
At the law firm of Arnel Law Firm in Brooklyn, New York, we have seen the worst of what domestic violence can do to a relationship and to a person’s self-esteem. The psychological damage to children can be significant, even from watching one parent abuse the other. We aggressively advocate for victims of domestic violence.
At the same time, we have seen a number instances in which a false accusation of domestic abuse was made in order to gain the upper hand in a divorce, child custody battle or other dispute. We will defend you when you are falsely accused. Schedule a free initial consultation immediately as there is no time to waste in these serious circumstances. Call 347-966-7378 or 866-625-6348.
“I felt very comfortable with you and just went with the flow knowing you would do what was best for me and the kids. I was very impressed at how diplomatically you handled a very difficult person. Thanks again for being the kind of person who is there to help.”
How To File For An Order Of Protection
In order to file for an order of protection, you must meet any of four criteria:
- You are related to the accused by blood or marriage
- You were previously married to the accused
- You have a child with the accused
- You are or were in an intimate relationship with the accused
If you have been wrongly accused of domestic abuse, we encourage you to contact our Brooklyn orders of protection attorneys as soon as possible. It is not an overstatement to say that your long-term future could be at stake. Negative findings in court can hurt your chances for a job or advancement when a background check is performed on you.
Reach Out To Our Experienced Legal Team Today
In cases involving false accusations, our lawyers collect all of the information regarding a domestic abuse allegation and assemble the evidence that helps us provide a vigorous defense.
Take immediate action if you are a victim of domestic abuse or if you have been wrongly accused. Call 347-966-7378 or 866-625-6348 or use our contact form to schedule a free consultation. We will review the facts of your case and recommend the best steps to take next.