Domestic Violence in Maryland
Counsel from a Compassionate Baltimore Family Law Attorney
Few things can be as upsetting or damaging to a family as domestic violence.
When domestic violence occurs, a family can be traumatized and adults
can not only face criminal charges, but even lose their rights as parents.
Whether you have been accused of domestic violence or have been the victim
of it, it is crucial that you seek proven legal counsel immediately.
Matthews, Owens and Associates, LLC, we bring a comprehensive approach to domestic violence matters that few
firms can provide. While we are dedicated Baltimore family lawyers who
are ready to exhaust every avenue to protect a family's interests,
we are also experienced in criminal law and bring that discipline to navigating
these extremely sensitive and urgent matters.
Get the tough and effective representation you and your family deserve.
Contact us at Matthews, Owens and Associates, LLC today.
What is "Domestic Violence?"
Most people think of physical confrontations between spouses or partners
when they think of domestic violence, but the truth is that, legally,
the definition is much broader. Domestic violence can constitute physical
abuse or—in some cases—emotional or mental abuse.
The following can be considered domestic abuse in Maryland:
- Spousal/partner abuse
- Child abuse
- Elder abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Intimidation and/or threats
- Stalking or harassment
- Confinement against one's will
- Isolation against one's will
The Urgent Support You Need
In family law matters that involve instances of domestic violence, our
team is well-versed in taking measures to protect family members at risk.
This can include filing for a protective order, ensuring that child services
becomes involved, or emphatically putting forth to a judge the danger
posed to you and your loved ones. Conversely, if you have been accused
with domestic violence, our team can help you ensure that your rights
are protected and that the charges against you are property navigated
in both family court and in criminal court.
No matter your domestic violence issue may entail, our firm is ready to
provide the support and solutions needed to resolve it as quickly and
efficiently as possible.
Contact us for
free and confidential consultation today.