Domestic violence is an issue that is all too common in many households in California and across the United States. When domestic violence happens, your first priority should be the safety of everyone in your household – now and into the future. Whether domestic violence arises as part of a divorce case or as a separate matter, you need the right family law firm on your side.
Our legal team at Miranda, Magden & Miranda, LLP, handles many types of family-related cases, including domestic violence and restraining orders. If you believe you or your children might be in harm’s way, or if you have been accused of domestic violence, you should contact our office to schedule a consultation with a domestic violence attorney immediately.
The California Domestic Violence Prevention Act prohibits many types of conduct involving family and household members, including child endangerment and spousal abuse. Domestic violence does not always have to cause physical harm but must only threaten harm to constitute unlawful conduct. Some examples of domestic violence include:
If you have experienced threats or physical violence at home or by a current or former partner, you should take immediate action to protect yourself. Our legal team can assist you in obtaining the restraining orders you need to keep your abuser away from you.
In many situations, domestic violence will play a role in a divorce or child custody case. It is critical to properly address the issue of violence, threats, or possible harm to your or child in these types of cases. Allegations or convictions of domestic violence against one spouse or parent can affect many determinations by the family court, such as:
Our lawyers can handle every aspect of your family law case, including properly addressing the issue of domestic violence.
A domestic violence accusation can cause many issues in your life, including:
We know that not every domestic violence accusation is truthful, and we also work with clients to help limit the effects of domestic violence claims on their divorce case and their lives.
If domestic violence arises as an issue in your household, the team at Miranda, Magden & Miranda, LLP, is ready to help. Contact us to set up a consultation with a domestic violence attorney as soon as possible.
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