Domestic violence is an unfortunately common occurrence in Pennsylvania. Either partner may be victimized and, in extreme cases, the children may also be subjected to abuse. Difficult and emotional situations such as divorce and child custody battles are often catalysts of such abuse.
If you or your children are victims of domestic violence, it is critical to act quickly and obtain swift legal protection to stop the abuse– no excuse is good enough.
Look no further for caring and compassionate counsel for victims of domestic violence. I am always available to help you and your children obtain the peace-of-mind you deserve. With over 25 years of experience as a family lawyer in Delaware County, I am familiar with the justice system and the legal protections it offers, and will put my experience to work for you.
I can help you obtain a protection from abuse (PFA) court order. This powerful tool imposes severe consequences for abuse. It can also impose much-needed space and distance between you and the abuser, and can grant you temporary custody of the children. I can readily assist you in securing a PFA both on an emergency or long-term basis.
Powerful emotions and heated disputes during a divorce often give rise to false accusations of domestic abuse. If you have been wrongfully accused of domestic violence, it is important to mount a swift and effective defense. Failure to speak out may lead to lasting consequences and will likely impact your divorce, property division and child custody arrangements.