Whether you have been the victim of domestic violence or have been accused of the crime of domestic violence, you need an experienced domestic violence lawyer who can protect you and your rights. Victims of domestic violence often do not know where to turn for protection, and those who have been wrongly abused are often faced with preconceived notions on the part of prosecutors and judges. At Smith and Horwitz, we work hard to protect you and your rights and make sure that the truth of your situation is brought to light.
Whether you have been the victim of an abuser and are seeking help with getting a restraining order or you have been wrongly accused of violence against a spouse, domestic partner, or child, the law firm of Smith and Horwitz will provide you with reasoned, attentive representation. It is our goal to help you navigate through the complex and frightening domestic violence proceedings and reach a resolution that makes you feel safe.
As a victim of domestic abuse, sometimes the most difficult thing to do is to tell somebody what is happening. The attorneys at Smith and Horwitz are experienced family law attorneys who have provided assistance to many people who have suffered physical, psychological, and emotional abuse. We understand your feeling of helplessness and are committed to helping you move past those emotions and on to a stronger place. We will help you break the cycle and escape your dangerous and painful situation, bringing your case to court and ensuring that you no longer need to be in a situation that puts you in jeopardy.
Unfortunately, there are occasions within family conflicts where one partner will falsely accuse the other of domestic abuse in order to gain a position of power during the course of domestic conflict. If this has happened to you, we understand that you are likely afraid, embarrassed, and not sure where to turn. We are here to help. We will listen to your side of the story carefully and use our skill and knowledge of the law to put together a skilled representation and defense of your case.
We can help you with a number of different situations and accusations, including:
- Restraining orders
- Child endangerment issues
- Child abuse
- Spousal abuse
An accusation of domestic violence is something that you must take seriously. Though a false charge may have been filed in order to gain leverage within a divorce or child custody dispute, the long-term repercussions can be devastating. The attorneys at Smith and Horwitz have a strong understanding of how important it is to take an aggressive stance in domestic abuse cases and to ensure that the truth comes out. Call us today for a convenient consultation where we can discuss the specifics of your case and prepare a strategy that will protect you and your rights.