What To Do When A Divorce Involves Domestic Violence

No one should ever be subjected to abuse. The laws pertaining to domestic abuse have been changing rapidly. There are specific pleadings dealing with domestic violence that can protect you and your children from harm.

Our priority in any case involving domestic abuse is to keep everyone safe. Our attorneys can help you obtain protective orders requiring the abuser to stay away from you and granting you custody of your children, as well as exclusive use of your home and car. The laws even provide that the abuser pay for all legal fees and court costs if you prevail.

If you have been accused of domestic violence, you need to know that these cases move toward trial rapidly, usually within 15 days. The impact of an adverse judgment can be devastating. You need an experienced lawyer. We are here to help you.

What Does Domestic Abuse Impact?

In Louisiana family court, domestic abuse or abuse allegations are taken very seriously and can significantly alter how your case is treated legally. Domestic abuse can affect:

  • Child custody and visitation arrangements
  • Child support and spousal support allocations
  • Second Amendment gun rights, suspending them for 10 years

Experienced legal counsel can make a difference in your outcome. Our 30 years of experience ideally position us to assist you in obtaining a fair and just result.

How Can I Get Help?

If your case includes domestic abuse or allegations of abuse, contact The Law Firm of Hesni & Parrales, PLC, right away. We can help get the process started and obtain the protective orders needed to keep you safe. To contact our office, please call 504-361-0018 or email us. We have helped clients across Jefferson Parish.