Many divorces are uncontested matters, where the couple jointly agrees to terminate the marriage but remain active as co-parents in a growing family. It is a sad reality that this is not always the case. Sometimes, the passion that was dedicated to building the relationship is also the source of its undoing. If you are a victim of domestic violence, the time to act is now, and our firm is here to help. Contact a skilled and compassionate Nassau County domestic violence lawyer from the Law Offices of Eyal Talassazan, P.C. today.
Domestic violence is a pervasive issue here in the United States that, unfortunately, impacts many families and relationships. Domestic violence can come in the form of physical, emotional, sexual, or financial abuse by a current or former partner, spouse, or family member. Whether you are a victim of domestic violence or you are facing domestic violence allegations, you need the assistance of a qualified and empathetic Nassau County family lawyer who can protect your rights and interests and help get you the justice you deserve. The Law Offices of Eyal Talassazan, P.C. is on your side.
In the case of domestic violence, this can mean physical or emotional violence involving current or former members of the household. The New York family courts, Supreme Court, and the criminal courts all have jurisdiction over these kinds of issues.
New York family court addresses all domestic issues, the Supreme Court handles these issues as part of an ongoing divorce proceeding, and the criminal court addresses all issues involving criminal charges.
As a lawyer, I focus on family law, but my experience as an attorney includes many areas of law, notably criminal law. This legal background means that I understand how to petition for restraining orders or orders of protection. Reasons for issuing these orders include:
These are issued by the court to limit the behavior of someone who harms or threatens harm to you or a family member. It may direct them to do all or some of the following:
To obtain an order of protection, however, you will need to prove that you are, in fact, a victim of domestic violence and that you need an order of protection to keep you and your family safe. In many cases, an order of protection can also be used to modify a child custody order, if you can prove that the abuser also poses a threat to your child.
Whether you need help protecting the safety of your family or you’ve been charged with a crime of violence and need your individual rights protected, you can have confidence in your decision to turn to the Law Offices of Eyal Talassazan, P.C. Importantly, if you are in immediate danger, you should first call 911 and get yourself to safety. Your health and well-being are paramount. From there, we can fight for the justice you deserve.