Domestic violence affects the lives of many couples throughout Washington and the world. When a person finds that domestic violence has become a part of their life, they would be well advised to take quick action to protect themselves. Getting excellent legal representation is often a part of this process. Domestic violence attorneys at the Hodgson Law Office have helped many with these sensitive matters.
What should one do if they are the victim of domestic violence? It is important to seek the help of emergency services immediately if the health and well-being -- or that of children or other loved ones -- is placed in danger due to a domestic violence situation. One also has the option of getting legal assistance.
What if one is accused of committing domestic abuse? This is a very serious situation that needs to be dealt with at once. In addition to possible criminal liability, accusations of domestic violence can result in changes to child custody and visitation plans.
A restraining order against one could have a similar effect. Attorneys at the Hodgson Law Office have helped many people with the family law aspects of this situation. Taking fast legal action in response to domestic violence allegations has helped many people tell their side of the story and even minimize or avoid negative consequences in many cases.
Attorneys at the Hodgson Law Office offer free consultations to those with legal questions regarding domestic violence and other family law situations. For more, information, please see the law firm website.