Domestic Violence Attorney Charleston, WV
Charleston Domestic Violence Attorneys
Under West Virginia law, domestic violence can take several different forms. Attempting to or causing physical harm; putting someone in reasonable apprehension of harm; creating fear via harassment, stalking, or psychological abuse; committing sexual assault or abuse; or confining or detaining someone against his/her will all qualify as domestic violence when they occur between family or household members.
As a victim of domestic violence, you may not know how to seek safety from your abuser. The aggressive attorneys at Johnson Law Office know how to file motions for relief, family court hearings, child custody, and more. We want to help you live a life free from fear, physical harm, and emotional damages. If someone has falsely accused you of domestic violence, you also need legal assistance. Our attorneys can help in any type of domestic violence case in Charleston.
Domestic Violence Court Orders
Domestic violence is a crime that deserves legal attention from the civil and criminal courts in Charleston. Legal intervention is the best and often the only way to put an end to domestic violence. Getting the law involved in a way that is safe for you and your family can lead to maximum protection. With an attorney, you can pursue your rights to the fullest extent of the law. You can file a motion for a Domestic Violence Protection order, the removal of an individual from your home, child support, full custody of children, and more. Johnson Law Office can assist with these legal matters.
If you’re a victim of domestic violence in Charleston, call the national hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or the YWCA of Charleston’s Resolve Family Abuse program at 1-304-340-3549 for immediate assistance. Then, retain an attorney from Johnson Law Office to fight for court-ordered relief and protection.