Unfortunately, some of the clients that approach Bivek, Brubaker & Prescott, LLC seeking support or guidance for divorce do so as a result of domestic violence. Domestic violence refers to any physical abuse, such as shoving, hitting, or sexual assault, as well as emotional and financial abuse.
The family law and divorce attorneys at the law firm of Bivek, Brubaker & Prescott, LLC understand the emotional and physical toll that domestic violence can take on our clients. We serve as strong advocates for the victims of abuse, ensuring that they have the tools and resources they need to protect themselves and build a strong future.
While divorce is one of the steps that victims of domestic violence can and should take, there are other protective measures that the family law attorneys of Bivek, Brubaker & Prescott, LLC can help you establish, including temporary restraining orders. A temporary restraining order (TRO), or a temporary protective order, is a court order that is signed by a judge which requires a person to stop harming or stalking you.
It is not necessary to have a domestic violence case pending in court to obtain a TRO for your own protection. A TRO will also protect your children and other family members from abuse.
If you are looking to end a violent relationship through divorce or legal separation, you will have a unique set of issues to consider–especially if you have children. In order to build a strong case for full custody and protect yourself and your kids, our divorce attorneys recommend the following strategies:
If you are in an abusive relationship with a partner or spouse, contact the family law attorneys of Bivek, Brubaker & Prescott, LLC as soon as possible to set up a consultation. Our legal team can help you find long-lasting protection and safety for both you and your children.