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Domestic Violence & Abuse

Protecting You & Your Family Against Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can be an underreported crime or a weapon du jour in the struggle for dominance that punctuates divorce litigation. This includes verbal, emotional, and physical abuse of any kind. No spouse or child should have to endure abuse – whether it is flagrant or subtle in nature. You need an attorney with the experience to protect you and your family when the stakes are high.

Domestic violence can result in criminal charges, orders of protection, and arrest. If one spouse is excluded from the residence, the children’s relationship with that parent might be affected. The financial pressures on the excluded parent can also be enormous. At the end of the day, no system is perfect. The court’s concern is that no spouse or child is subjected to abuse.

Over the last 35+ years, Lois M. Brenner, Esq. and our team have represented numerous clients involved in abusive situations. We know how to handle these cases. Call us today for the help you need!

How Domestic Violence Can Factor Into Your Divorce

If you are currently involved in an abusive relationship, it is important that you speak to an experienced divorce lawyer as soon as possible. Your personal safety could be at risk, as well as the safety of your children. When you come to Lois M. Brenner, Esq. for help, we will bring this to the attention of the divorce court so they can take these facts into consideration when making decisions regarding child custody and visitation in your divorce.

If, on the other hand, you have been wrongfully accused of domestic violence, you should also seek the help of a New York divorce attorney. Allegations of domestic abuse are serious, and they will be handled as such by the court. These allegations could result in an unfavorable custody decision, or a limited visitation schedule. For this reason, timely action will be crucial. Call us at Lois M. Brenner, Esq. today for more information.

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