NYC Domestic Violence Attorney

Understanding Domestic Violence and Your Divorce

Sadly, domestic violence is factor in many divorce cases. At Eiges & Orgel, PLLC, we offer effective legal guidance for families dealing with divorce-related domestic violence matters, including orders of protection. Domestic violence can threaten the safety and well-being of your family, and empty threats of abuse can lead to unfair custody and visitation agreements. Our NYC divorce attorneys are committed to helping clients fight for justice, whether they face false accusations of violence or need to obtain orders of protection to defend their family from harm.

Orders of Protection and Your Family

The term “orders of protection” refers to a court-issued document that protects you and your family form abuse, harassment, and violence. If you are afraid for the safety of yourself or your children, our New York domestic violence lawyers can help you get orders of protection.

What orders of protection can do for you:

  • Keep your ex from seeing your children
  • Force the offending person to leave your home
  • Obligate the offending party to follow child custody orders
  • Keep your ex from obtaining or possessing a firearm
  • Direct the offending party to pay child support

If you need orders of protection, speak with a representative from Eiges & Orgel, PLLC today. We are here to help you, so fill out our online form to request a comprehensive evaluation of your case.

What to do if You Face Accusations of Domestic Violence

Domestic abuse and harassment is a serious threat to many families, but manipulative accusations of nonexistent violence are equally unacceptable. If you are facing an unfair accusation of domestic violence from you ex, our New York domestic violence lawyers can help you protect your rights. If your ex successfully obtains orders of protection, the court may force you to leave your home. Additionally, false accusations of abuse can keep you from seeing your children.

The sooner you contact us, the more time we have to protect your rights.

Identifying Domestic Violence in Your Divorce

The term “domestic violence” refers to broad range of actions and situations. According to the United States Department of Justice, domestic violence encompasses the following types of abuse:

  • Physical Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Psychological Abuse
  • Financial Abuse
  • Sexual Abuse

If you are a victim of domestic violence, now is the time to seek legal guidance. Take action to protect yourself and your family from further abuse and speak with a New York City divorce attorney from Eiges & Orgel, PLLC.

40+ Years of Legal Experience on Your Side

At Eiges & Orgel, PLLC, we have more than 40 years of legal experience. Today, we are proud to use our knowledge and skills to help clients like you. To start your case, contact our law firm today and requires your first consultation with a lawyer. During your comprehensive consultation, we can discuss the details of your case help you understand your legal options and rights.