Domestic Violence Restraining Orders can be issued that prohibit the perpetrator from having any contact with the victim. A violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order can be a criminal offense and subject the offender to arrest and criminal prosecution. Additionally, some acts of domestic violence can also constitute a crime and reporting these to the police can result in criminal charges being filed against the perpetrator. If you have been the victim of domestic violence you should take immediate steps to protect your safety and the safety of your children. An experienced family law attorney can help you decide on the best course of action.
If you have been accused of committing acts of domestic violence you should immediately seek the assistance of an experienced attorney to protect your legal rights and interests.
At the Law Office of James S. Lazar protecting your legal interests and helping you protect yourself and your children is of primary concern to us. Please do not hesitate to contact our office should you find yourself in a situation involving domestic violence.