You and your family have the right to be safe from harm. Under Virginia law, if you have been physically harmed, an order of protection is an important step to protecting yourself and your family. If you have not been physically harmed and instead are suffering from mental or emotional abuse, there are resources in Virginia to help.
Protective orders are a legal means to stop the abuse. In the event of a divorce or custody dispute, they can be a useful means of proving the existence of domestic violence. At Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., our Virginia protective order attorneys have the experience and skill you need to guide you through this difficult time.
It should be noted that protective orders cannot necessarily protect you and your family from violence. There are other resources in addition to an order of protection. If you feel you are in danger, please use the resources listed here.
There are three types of protective orders:
It is immensely beneficial to have a Virginia protective order attorney present to ensure your interests are made clear. If you are the victim of a sexual assault, violent act, or domestic violence, it will not be easy to retell the story of what happened. It will not be easy to face the person who harmed you in court, especially if there are children involved. Having a lawyer by your side can give you the support you need in court to face these difficult events. Also, a lawyer can help you clearly recount the violent acts to a judge in a concise and articulate manner.
The dedicated attorneys at Randall, Page & Bruch, P.C., have extensive experience in cases of domestic and family abuse, sexual assault, threats of violence, and other violent acts. When you need someone to look out for your best interests in the court of law, contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 757-517-8956.