Domestic violence is often a repeated pattern of behavior which involves violence in a domestic context that is used to obtain power and control over a partner. Typically, the victim is an individual who has an intimate relationship with the abuser and abuse can be physical, economic, emotional, or sexual. The abuser uses specific behaviors to intimidate or manipulate the victim.
Domestic violence is also referred to as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, and spousal battery. Domestic violence can have lasting damages on the victim and family that create problems later in life and require counseling. Moreover, back injuries from physical domestic violence. Long-term effects of domestic abuse can include back injuries that can result in degenerative disease as you get older and require future care, heart disease and hypertension.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, you should get the help you deserve and our family law attorney can stand by your side through your case. As a victim, you may be entitled to damages from the defendant in a domestic violence case. You may also have the upper hand in a divorce case, especially on issues related to children. At Buckley Law Offices, we advocate on behalf of individuals who suffer domestic abuse. Our legal team offers more than 20 years of experience in the field of family law and can assist individuals with obtaining a hearing for a restraining order or a stalking petition.
If you decide to pursue legal action against the abuser, the family lawyer from our firm can help you through your case. With nearly 30 years of experience, we are fully equipped with the knowledge of the law that can help your case. We encourage you to obtain legal action to terminate the domestic violence or seek a divorce. We ensure you are aware of your options for safety, such as:
In a divorce case, charges of domestic violence can be an important part of evidence that the judge will consider in custody and other matters.
At Buckley Law Offices, we have the legal experience and ability needed to guide you through your case. Both state and federal laws govern the issue of domestic violence and we have a deep understanding of the domestic violence laws in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. If you are a victim of domestic violence or have been wrongfully accused of domestic violence, we can help you get out of that situation. Our domestic violence attorney can help you obtain a restraining order or prove that you have been wrongfully accused and guide you through each step of your divorce if you so desire. People with previous domestic violence allegations may be apprehensive about the decision to go through with a child custody case , but we can help you. Whether you have been previously accused of domestic violence or are the victim of domestic violence, contact our firm today!