Orders of Protection Lawyer in Grand Rapids

Representing Victims of Domestic Violence

Are you afraid that you or your children are unsafe due to reckless or intentional behavior of your spouse, ex-spouse, or someone with whom you share a residence? Our Grand Rapids domestic violence attorney at The Wealthy Street Law Firm may be able to help you obtain an order of protection.

An order of protection can protect you from a wide range of behavior, including:

  • Child endangerment or abuse
  • Assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Stalking
  • Harassment

What Does an Order of Protection Do?

The purpose of an order of protection is to prevent the defendant (or accused individual) from ceasing any type of behavior which threatens you or your family. This may include anything from physical contact or assault to stalking and harassment. The bottom line of an order of protection is that the individual in question will not be permitted to contact you or come in your vicinity at all.

An order of protection can prohibit the defendant from the following:

  • Writing you letters or sending you mail
  • Sending emails or any electronic communication
  • Visiting your home, school, or work
  • Contacting your children

Aggressively Protecting Your Children from Abuse

Depending on the circumstances of your situation, a judge may be able to use an order of protection to protect your child. If they believe that it is in your child's best interest to not have contact with the defendant, we may be able to help you petition for custody or child support.

Contact Our Firm for Legal Protection

We understand that domestic violence can put you and your family in fear for your safety or your life. If you feel that your spouse or another person has threatened you and put you in danger, it is essential that you hire strong legal representation. Our firm is committed to helping you seek safety with an order of protection.

Please call us today at (616) 202-3988 if you would like a free case consultation with a Grand Rapids family law attorney.

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