For those suffering domestic abuse, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. Whether it takes the form of physical punching, hitting, and kicking, verbal abuse, threats, and name calling, or controlling, manipulative behavior designed to intimidate or harass, the physical and emotional impacts can leave you feeling devastated and alone.
If you or someone you care about is a victim of domestic violence, find out how our Florida family law attorneys can help.
Our experienced Florida family law attorney helps victims of domestic violence take action to protect themselves and their children.
What Constitutes Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence includes beating, threatening, sexual assault, or other harm to another person. Angry words can lead to a push or slap, then escalate to other forms of physical, psychological, or emotional abuse. The following charges are also related to domestic violence:
- Child endangerment
- Child abuse
- Physical injury to a spouse or co-habitant
- Temporary or permanent restraining order
- Restraining order violations