Domestic Violence Attorney
Our Charleston Family Lawyers Are Here For You
Were you the victim of domestic violence? Nobody should feel fearful or
distressed in their own home, and if you dealt with any type of abuse
at the hands of your spouse, partner, or other household members, you
have a right to seek help.
A person commits an act of domestic violence by inflicting physical or
emotional harm, or threatening to inflict harm. According to West Virginia
law, domestic violence can be committed by any family relation or household
member, and can include romantic partners, spouses, ex-spouses, parents,
step-parents, uncles, aunts, cousins, grandparents, and so on.
If you have been or currently are a victim of domestic violence, our firm
can help. Our family law attorneys have more than 20 years of experience
working on cases just like yours, and we have a proven track record of
success to back our work. We are committed to helping improve the lives
of our clients by providing skilled, compassionate, personalized legal
representation when they need it most.
To schedule a free consultation, call (304) 605-2026 today!
Acts of Domestic Violence
There are many different acts that qualify as domestic violence. So long
as the victim and abuser share a familial relationship, the following
acts can be considered acts of domestic violence:
- Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing physical harm to another
- Attempting to cause physical harm
- Threatening to cause physical harm
- Psychological abuse
- Sexual assault or abuse
- Kidnapping or confining a person against their will
Defending Yourself Against Domestic Violence
If you or someone you love was the victim of domestic violence, it is possible
to get help. Even though your situation may seem impossible, there are
supportive resources, including legal options, available that could help
you improve your situation. After you remove yourself from the abusive
situation, our attorneys can help you obtain a restraining order for concrete
Protective Orders in West Virginia
Protective orders, or restraining orders, restrict the alleged abuser from
causing further harm to the domestic abuse victim. In fact, a protective
order can also prevent the respondent from contacting the victim, visiting
their place of residence, their workplace, or school. Protective order
violations could result in serious penalties, including imprisonment and
substantial legal fines.
Are you ready to take legal action against your abuser? However complex
your situation, our family lawyers are prepared to help. We can help you
impose a protective order against your
Contact Lord Hoosier, PLLC
to discuss your high-asset divorce case with our Charleston family law lawyers.