Cleveland Protection From Domestic Violence Lawyer

If you are experiencing domestic abuse — or if your children are being targeted — it is important to take prompt legal action to ensure that your safety is being protected. There are legal options available to individuals who are experiencing domestic violence. At The Law Office of Philip Fine, I can help you explore these options, which may include:

  • Restraining order — A restraining order is intended to stop one individual from doing certain acts that threaten the safety or well-being of another individual. If you are seeking a restraining order against another person, I can guide you through the process and make sure that the system works for you and not against you. There are both civil restraining orders and criminal restraining (which a judge orders).
  • Emergency protection order — Another option for seeking protection involves going to the domestic relations court and seeking an emergency protection order.

Restraining orders are commonly issued during divorce or legal separation proceedings. Specific individuals are named in restraining orders, and specific acts of domestic violence or harassing behavior are called out. A restraining order is customizable, preventing the alleged abuser from engaging in specific threatening behavior. If a restraining order is broken, the abuser can be arrested and put in jail.

If you are experiencing domestic violence, abuse or another domestic crime, do not wait to talk to a Cleveland protection from domestic violence attorney to learn about your legal options. There are things you can do right now to protect your safety and that of your children.

Contact a Beachwood Domestic Abuse Attorney

For more information about seeking protection from domestic violence, contact my law office by calling 216-591-1455. My offices are open Monday through Friday, from 9 am until 5 pm, and Saturday mornings by appointment. I will make special arrangements to meet with you in the event of an emergency. I charge affordable rates and offer payment plans.