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DuPage County Domestic Violence Attorneys

Spousal Abuse Lawyers Serving Geneva, West Chicago, and Batavia

Domestic violence is a serious issue that unfortunately often goes hand-in-hand with family law cases. Allegations of domestic violence can lead to criminal charges, and they can dramatically affect divorce proceedings, paternity cases, the allocation of parental responsibilities, and parenting time rights. At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, our attorneys are practiced in both family law and criminal law matters. Many of our attorneys have prosecuted Order of Protection cases and Domestic Violence cases as Assistant State's Attorneys. We are highly experienced in dealing with domestic violence allegations from both sides, and we always fight aggressively for the rights of our clients.

Protection from Domestic Violence Situations in Illinois

If you have been the victim of domestic abuse or are under threat of domestic violence, an Order of Protection or Restraining Order may be needed to keep you safe. Protection orders are a police-enforceable way to keep a dangerous person away from you, your family, and your home. In Illinois, an Emergency Order of Protection can usually be obtained same-day at your local courthouse. However, this type of order will typically only be in effect for up to 21 days, so to obtain more permanent protections, a hearing must be held to determine whether a Plenary Order of Protection will be necessary. In addition to prohibiting an abuser from contacting you, an Order of Protection may also address matters such as child custody and parenting time, child support and spousal support, or the ownership of a shared home or other property. Our firm can assist you in getting the protection you need from a dangerous situation both now and in the future.

Defending Against Allegations of Domestic Violence

Because domestic violence accusations have such serious consequences, both personally and legally, it is not uncommon for these allegations to be made falsely, particularly during contentious family law disputes. In such cases, it's important to hire an attorney who can stand up for your rights and reputation. If an Order of Protection has been issued against you, it is important to follow all requirements and restrictions that apply while the order is in effect, even if they were put in place due to false accusations. Violation of an Order of Protection is a serious criminal offense. With the help of our lawyers, you can take the correct steps to contest an order and avoid being placed under the restrictions of a Plenary Order of Protection. You can also take steps to address issues related to child custody and determine how to resolve disputes that may affect a divorce or family law case. We will fight to protect your rights in these situations while also making your the best interests of your children will be given top priority during legal proceedings.

Contact Our Naperville Domestic Violence Lawyers

At Mevorah & Giglio Law Offices, our attorneys are experienced in defending clients from allegations of domestic violence. We can help protect you from criminal charges and other consequences of these serious allegations. We can also help those who have experienced domestic abuse take the correct steps to protect the safety of themselves and their loved ones. Contact us at 630-932-9100 today for a free consultation. We offer 3 convenient locations to serve you, including Lombard, Bloomingdale and Naperville.

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