Has your spouse or someone with whom you live become violent against you or your children or threatened you? Sometimes restraining orders are required in the context of a divorce - in fact divorce is one of the common causes in domestic violence cases. At Balisle Family Law Legal Counsel, S.C., we understand just how scary domestic violence can be and how quickly it can escalate. You should never stay in a situation where you don't feel completely safe, especially when legal help is only a phone call away.
If you feel that you or your children are in danger as a result of the abuse or threats you have received, you should not hesitate to take action and speak with a Madison domestic violence attorney.
A restraining order provides a civil remedy that a victim can use to increase their safety and to hold the offender accountable. It is a court order that prohibits contact and/or certain behavior directed to the person needing protection. In order to obtain one, you will need to consult with an attorney and show evidence that you are in danger or have been hurt somehow.
There are three types of restraining orders which exist and apply in various circumstances, depending on the relationship between parties:
Our Madison family lawyers and legal team at Balisle Family Law Legal Counsel, S.C. can help you seek a restraining order or can assist you if there is already a restraining order or injunction in place. Contact us today at (608) 765-1001 to receive the personalized legal attention you deserve.
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