Family matter can be complex, but when they turn hostile or violent, this could evolve into a domestic violence situation. Allegations of domestic abuse can stem from a wide variety of situations; divorce and family law matters are two frequent ones. Being on either side of a domestic dispute can be difficult and emotional; however, facing criminal charges can further complicate the matter, especially since it could result in criminal penalties.
At the Law Firm of Christopher T. Adams, P.C., our experienced legal team has helped individuals who have been on either side of a domestic abuse case. We fight tirelessly to help our clients who believe that they need protection from physical abuse, threats of violence and even stalking. On the other hand, our law firm has helped clients take action against frivolous claims of domestic assault. Thus, we are dedicated and prepared to help individuals in the Atlanta area who are on either side of a domestic violence matter.
When authorities are called to a residence due to a domestic disturbance, police will take action to assist the victim and question the presumed offender. The alleged abuser will then be taken away from the home and be told to stay away from the supposed victim. At this point, our law firm is prepared to step in. If you believe you are a victim of domestic assault, we can help you collect evidence that proves a pattern of abuse or that this behavior will continue or even escalate if legal action is not taken by the court. From there on, we will consider filing for protective orders.
For those accused of domestic abuse, our skilled legal team can help our clients prove that the event never occurred, the it was an isolated incident, the situation was blown out of proportion or the matter is very unlikely to reoccur. Additionally, we will consider defense options such as provocation, self-defense or mutual combat. No matter which defense route you decide, our legal team is with you every step of the way.
To learn more, check out our law firm's domestic violence website. Being involved in a domestic violence situation can be overwhelming and complicated. Nonetheless, it is a serious situation that needs to be addressed no matter which side of the dispute you are on. Obtaining legal guidance will ensure you take the proper steps to protect your rights and resolve the situation.