Providing Legal Help In Domestic Violence And Harassment Claims
The ending of a relationship can be an extremely stressful and trying time. And domestic violence accusations may occur. Sometimes these accusations are legitimate, and sometimes the accusing party is crying “wolf.”
If you are experiencing domestic violence or harassment, or if you have been accused of domestic violence or harassment, we at Akiona Law, PLLC, in Everett, Washington, can help. No matter what the specific circumstances of your case, our team can help ensure that proper steps are taken to address the issue.
Domestic Violence And Divorce
The issue of domestic violence or harassment comes up in many divorces and separations. Sometimes, there are legitimate concerns of the safety of the parties when a marriage is ending. Other times, accusations of domestic violence may occur when one party attempts to gain an unfair advantage in divorce proceedings.
Our founding attorney Ululani “Lani” Akiona, along with the rest of our team, represents individuals on both sides of the domestic violence issue.
Victims of domestic violence: Are you experiencing domestic violence, abuse or harassment by a domestic partner or ex-spouse? It may be necessary to seek a protection order/restraining order to ensure the safety of the spouse and any children involved. Our team of attorneys can help you get the legal protection you need.
False accusations of domestic violence: If you have been falsely accused of domestic violence, it is important to seek legal advice immediately. This is a very serious situation that could affect how your divorce is settled, especially in regard to child custody. Our lawyers can explain your rights and options, and help you determine next steps.
Ensuring your safety and the safety of your children is of utmost importance. But it is also important to ensure fair treatment during the divorce process. When we learn about the specific circumstances of your case, we can help you determine your full scope of legal options.