Domestic violence is a serious issue, and Burke & Domercq is concerned about the protection and safety of all parties and the children in these situations.
There are genuine instances of violence when spouses and children genuinely need protection. Unfortunately, there are also many cases when violence is alleged in an attempt to gain an upper hand in the divorce process. Allegations of domestic violence and the existence of restraining orders will definitely impact the outcome in a North County or Carlsbad divorce.
If you are presently or have been a victim of domestic violence the primary concern is safety. You need our experienced attorneys to help quickly obtain the protections needed to ensure your safety. In these cases we help our clients to obtain temporary or permanent orders and clearly explain the legal consequences of protective orders and restraining orders.
If you are accused of violent behavior or have been served with a restraining order in a Carlsbad divorce your rights are at risk. You only have a few precious days to prepare for the hearing in your case and to prevent this temporary injustice from becoming a permanent and substantial life problem.
We have extensive experience representing those who are falsely accused in hearings and domestic violence cases. You need the counsel of our experienced attorneys. Temporary restraining orders are issued quickly, and it is essential to follow the instructions in the orders to the letter. “No communications” means exactly that – no calls, texts, emails, personal interaction, or contact through a mutual friend or family member.
Obey the every instruction contained within the restraining order, even if you are totally innocent of the allegations. This is serious business and you need to protect yourself and not give the court any reason to question your actions or respect for their orders.
We will help you to understand a restraining order in a Carlsbad divorce. Our experienced attorneys work with you to develop and implement a strategy which is designed to keep temporary restraining orders from becoming permanent. We will help to bring the truth to light and reduce or eliminate the impact of these orders on child support, spousal support and child custody as well as your present and future employment, firearm possession and other important issues.
Permanent restraining orders can affect your career, especially if you have an active military career or are employed in law enforcement.
We are committed to protecting those who suffer violence, as well as those who may be falsely accused by a party attempting to influence the outcome of divorce proceedings. In any case you need the advice and counsel of experienced, proven Carlsbad divorce attorneys. We invite you to contact Burke & Domercq or call 760-434-3330 to schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys.