Massachusetts Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers
Defend Clients Against Domestic Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Stalking & Child Abuse Charges In Massachusetts
Domestic violence is a crime.
Have you been charged with domestic violence in Massachusetts?
Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse is usually defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, friends or cohabitation.
Domestic violence can come in many different forms including physical aggression (hitting, kicking, biting, shoving, restraining, throwing objects), or threats thereof; sexual abuse; emotional abuse; controlling or domineering; intimidation; stalking; passive/covert abuse (e.g., neglect).
How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event. Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark. The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health. You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.
You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used. You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.
Are you facing a domestic violence charge in Massachusetts?
If you need help to defend yourself against a domestic violence charge in Massachusetts, then contact the SRIS Law Group Maryland, Massachusetts or Massachusetts criminal law defense lawyers for help.
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
Our Massachusetts domestic violence defense attorneys will do their best to help you.
- ALM GL ch. 209A, § 4 Temporary Orders.
Upon the filing of a complaint under this chapter, the court may enter such temporary orders as it deems necessary to protect a plaintiff from abuse, including relief as provided in section three. Such relief shall not be contingent upon the filing of a complaint for divorce, separate support, or paternity action.
If the plaintiff demonstrates a substantial likelihood of immediate danger of abuse, the court may enter such temporary relief orders without notice as it deems necessary to protect the plaintiff from abuse and shall immediately thereafter notify the defendant that the temporary orders have been issued. The court shall give the defendant an opportunity to be heard on the question of continuing the temporary order and of granting other relief as requested by the plaintiff no later than ten court business days after such orders are entered.
Notice shall be made by the appropriate law enforcement agency as provided in section seven.
If the defendant does not appear at such subsequent hearing, the temporary orders shall continue in effect without further order of the court.
The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in Maryland:
Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Harford County, Frederick County, Carroll County, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Somerset, Worcester, Baltimore Federal Court, Greenbelt Federal Court, Eastern Shore, Ocean City.