Phoenix Domestic Violence Lawyer
20 Years of Family Law Experience
Domestic violence and abuse is a very serious issue that needs to be addressed
as soon as possible. If you believe that your family is in danger, then
it is important to contact the police. If you want to obtain a restraining order, a
relocation privileges or other
family law-related issues, our firm can help. Steven N. Cole, LLC is a Maricopa County
family law firm with more than two decades of legal experience and a dedication
to providing one-on-one personal representation for clients.
What constitutes domestic violence?
Being the victim of domestic violence is a serious situation, but how do
you know for sure if you have a case to obtain a restraining order? It
is important to know that any of the following actions could be considered
domestic violence under certain circumstances:
- Threats of violence
- Sexual assault
- Excessive verbal abuse
- Willful intimidation
While these are all crimes in and of themselves, there is one element that
elevates these crimes to domestic violence; that is when the parties lives
together. Domestic violence can occur in any of these relationships:
- Current or former married couples
- Current or former dating couples
- Current or former roommates
- Blood relatives
If you believe that you have been the victim of domestic abuse or violence,
it is time to retain the services of an experienced family law attorney.
You also need to be aware that anyone involved in an intimate relationship
can be the victim of domestic violence, regardless of gender. If children
are involved, and you wish to make a modification to custody and visitation
arrangements, then our lawyers can work to convince the court that it
is the child's best interests to be kept away from your abuser. We
can also work to obtain relocation permission for the protection of your family.
First Step in a Domestic Violence Case
What is the first thing you should do in your domestic violence situation?
Contact the police and have the abuser removed from the home in order
to provide immediate protection for yourself and your family. Once you
have a period of safety, it is time to contact an attorney. Our firm will
work with you to get a restraining order against your abuser in order
to protect you and your family for the foreseeable future.
Obtaining an order of protection is a simple process that does not take
much time to complete. Our firm can file the petition on your behalf and
have the order of protection served to the other party involved. This
protective order can prevent your abuser from contacting you at home,
or other areas, depending on your circumstances.
Get Experienced Representation on Your Side in Maricopa County
Steven N. Cole, LLC has been serving Phoenix residents in family law cases
for decades, we have seen the effects of domestic violence, and we know
how to pursue the legal action to protect you and your family. Let us
work alongside you to obtain the restraining order that you need and ensure
protection of your family for the future.
We offer a
case evaluation so that you can learn more about your situation, as well as how we may
approach your case to help achieve the results that you need. We provide
our clients with the necessary individualized attention to get a clear
understanding of your specific case, and we work skillfully to provide
the same large firm representation in court that you may find elsewhere.
Your situation is important to us, and we know what it takes to achieve results.
Contact us today to discuss your domestic violence case and pursue the future that