Domestic Violence Issues
Domestic Violence includes the criminal act of Assault, Menacing, Reckless Endangerment, Criminal Coercion, Stalking and/or Harassment. If you are a victim of any of the above offenses you should contact law enforcement immediately to file a complaint.
The most common forms of domestic violence is violence against a spouse, girlfriend /boyfriend, or co-parent of a minor child. An act of domestic violence requires a victim plaintiff to complete and file a Protection from Abuse Order with the Circuit Court in their county or any county they flee too for safety. Protection from Abuse Orders can serve to protect not only the victim, but also their family, children, co-workers or any one in danger by the perpetrator.
It is important that you know your rights. If you are the victim of domestic violence, the first thing you should do it contact law enforcement to make a report. If you need further advice, the experienced, knowledgeable attorneys at Richard DeWeese Attorney at Law are here to help. Contact us to make an appointment today.