While domestic violence is a criminal offense that can be prosecuted in criminal court, it often overlaps with family law and can have far-reaching consequences on one’s family legal matters. It is important that you consult with an experienced lawyer about how domestic violence can affect you and your children. Whether you are a victim of domestic violence and need protection, or you have been charged and want to protect your future, call Gillett Law. A San Luis Obispo domestic violence lawyer can discuss your case and represent you throughout your legal matter.
Acts of domestic violence can include:
If you are a victim of domestic violence, our law firm can help you seek protective order to keep the abuser away from you and your family. We can guide you through the application process, help you prepare for court hearings, and advise you on how these matters can affect a divorce or custody case. Throughout the process, we’ll be by your side, protecting you from harm’s way.
How can protective orders help you? It can:
There are always two sides to every story, and it certainly applies to domestic violence cases. It is not uncommon for divorcing couples to use domestic violence to gain leverage in custody or divorce proceedings. We recognize the complexities of these issues and can defend you in family and criminal courts.
Gillett Law has more than a decade of experience helping clients navigate the often intricate criminal, civil, and family court system. We can walk you through each step and work to preserve your interests.
To discuss your case, contact our law firm at (805) 980-9002.