If you or a family member are at risk because a family member, boyfriend or girlfriend, is committing acts of family violence, then you should immediately seek the assistance of a family law attorney or from family enforcement. There are many options for you if you have been a victim of family violence. Our family law attorneys understand the complex issue of domestic violence. We are dedicated to our clients’ well-being and make sure they are protected by the Courts. If you or another family member believes to be victims of family law violence, please contact us immediately.
Often, substance abuse and mental illness are involved in family violence cases. It would be beneficial to have a family law professional do a thorough investigation of how substance abuse and mental illness factor in the family violence cases. This type of risk should be addressed by the court. Our experienced Dallas family lawyers will take all the necessary steps to protect you and your children. We work hard to make sure a temporary ex-parte emergency order is issued and fight to obtain a final protective order. Emergency ex-parte protective orders can:
An ex-parte order is valid for 20 days once it is signed and the issuing court will hold a hearing on the matter within 14 days. If this order is granted at the end of a hearing, then it will be valid for two years. It is possible, given the circumstances that the protective order can be extended by one year.
If you or a loved one is seeking legal help for protective orders, our attorneys are here to help you. We offer a free consultation appointment to discuss the details of your case. Our attorneys have a combined experience of more than 20 years of representing clients for their family law matters. We are here to protect your rights and help you get the protective orders that are needed for your situation.
Call us at 972-789-1664, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or complete the form on top of this page to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION with a member of our family law team. We look forward to aggressively representing you for your protective orders and other family law cases.