Domestic Violence Allegations Should Not Be Taken Lightly
Domestic violence and allegations of domestic violence are very serious and damaging to families. The police and the courts do not take these matters lightly. If you are the victim of domestic violence you need to know your options from protection orders to criminal prosecution.
What Options Are Available To Victims?
Three main protections are available in domestic violence cases: protection orders (restraining orders), civil lawsuits to recover damages and emergency custody orders to protect your children. Sometimes just being more knowledgeable about your options gives you the power to make better decisions and end the cycle of violence for your family.
Law Office of Kristen L. Campbell, LLC, can assist you in seeking any or all of these available options for your protection. Call our Butler County office for your initial consultation at 513-895-0030.
How Is Domestic Violence Defined?
Domestic violence is usually thought of as physical abuse. But in Ohio, domestic violence laws also encompass financial abuse, sexual abuse and emotional abuse. Domestic used in the term domestic violence means a family member or someone in the same household as the abuser.
Some physical actions that are considered domestic violence include when someone:
- Touches improperly
- Tears clothing
- Throws things
- Restrains someone
- Threatens with a gun or other weapon
Were You Accused Of Domestic Violence?
Civil and criminal charges may apply to domestic violence cases in Ohio. If you have been accused of domestic violence, you need an attorney with experience to help explain your situation to the court. Do not wait to speak with an attorney. Get the advice you need to protect yourself now. An accusation of domestic violence can not only impact your relationship with your children and possibly your employment now, but also in the future.
On a regular basis, you hear of tragic stories of families torn apart because of domestic violence. The court wants to prevent these tragedies. If you are not guilty of the allegations, you need to have an experienced attorney help you defend yourself.
Schedule An Initial Consultation Today
At Law Office of Kristen L. Campbell, LLC, protecting you and your children comes first. Attorney Kristen L. Campbell will listen to your concerns and can assist you in taking action. Call 513-895-0030 to schedule your initial meeting today. Ms. Campbell is known for being a compassionate yet tough lawyer. She also assists with other family legal matters.
Weekend and evening appointments are available upon request. You may also reach our firm online through our email contact form.