What is Domestic Violence & Abuse?
Though many people think of domestic violence as physical abuse, the definition is much broader. Domestic violence encompasses several types of abuse, including but not limited to: physical, sexual, emotional or financial abuse.
Understanding the differences and nuances between these types of abuse can be confusing and complicated. But no matter the type of abuse, almost all domestic violence cases have one thing in common: They share a legal complexity in terms of the need to balance the protection of victims and the rights of the accused. This delicate balance ensures due process to address the situation appropriately. The specifics of each case may vary, but navigating this legal terrain requires careful consideration of both parties' rights and the applicable laws. Through our experience and consultative approach, our team of seasoned domestic violence attorneys at Cage & Miles can help you take legal action with confidence, find clarity, and move forward.
Inside the Domestic Violence Guide, You'll Learn:
What Relationships Qualify?
Domestic violence encompasses abuse in more than just married partner relationships. It also includes abuse between romantic partners like boyfriends or girlfriends, close relatives, cohabitants like roommates, or parents of a shared child.
Legal Questions Answered Now
The legal nuances between different types of abuse and the best way to navigate every case can be complicated. Get answers about child support, spousal support, child custody, or maintaining a primary residence.
Types of Restraining Orders & Abuse
There are many different types of abuse, including physical, emotional, or financial. To protect the victim, there are several types of restraining orders including a domestic violence temporary restraining order, civil harassment order, or emergency protective order.
Your Next Steps
Expert family law attorneys, like those at Cage & Miles, can help you identify the best path forward to protect yourself. Schedule a free consultation today or get additional resources to help you make an informed decision.
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Download our free guide today to learn more about navigating domestic violence cases. The comprehensive guide will also help you better understand your options before speaking to a family law attorney.
Cage & Miles Domestic Violence Attorneys:
Cage & Miles is an experienced family law firm that advocates for our clients every step of the way. Our mission is to help you find peace of mind, allowing you to focus on the future. Our team of skilled attorneys brings years of experience and a client-first approach that allows us to always put your best interest first.
With extensive experience handling domestic violence cases, our team is ready and waiting to support you. Schedule a free, 30-minute initial consultation today to connect with one of our intake specialists and learn more about the options in your particular case.