Kansas City Domestic Violence Attorney
Divorce can be a very difficult process and in the case of domestic violence the situation can become extremely hostile. It is important for you to know that if you are suffering from domestic abuse you may be able to obtain sole custody of your children in a divorce case. There are many issues than can arise in a domestic violence case, especially if you have children. Due to the violence that you have encountered and experienced, you may be fearful to file for divorce or to serve your spouse with divorce papers. A Kansas City divorce lawyer from Fisher Law LLC will be able to help you through the process and defend your rights throughout this process.
Violence and Divorce
Domestic violence plays an important role in many divorce cases that not everyone may be aware of. For some, it may be the reason for a divorce taking place; when an individual is finally able to walk away from a situation that is no longer safe for them or their children. Abuse will be considered by the court and they may choose to award rights, support or custody under the influence of any violence that was occurring. An abusive spouse may forfeit some of their rights. In addition, there may be the necessity for protection to be given and the court can order a spouse not to contact the other individual and to remain a specified distance away from them or children.
The divorce process can be long and difficult, it is important that you have a skilled representative from our legal team on your side to help you through this process and to advise you of your best options in any given situation. Additionally, our firm can provide exuberant representation of your case in court if the need arises and if you choose to work with us.