Unfortunately, domestic violence is almost a commonplace occurrence in some relationships, and it may be the reason you’ve chosen to end your marriage. But just because you’re not in the same home doesn’t mean the feeling of unease goes away. When you believe that your safety, or that of your children, is threatened, you need to get orders of protection in place right away.
Trust the law office of Paula J. Burnstein, P.C., Phoenix’s compassionate family law attorney, to provide the support and guidance you need during this tumultuous time. She’ll help you use the law in your favor to protect yourself and your family.
Commonly referred to as restraining orders, orders of protection are designed to keep an abusive person, often a spouse or partner, at a safe distance from you and your children. They are issued by a judge and clearly state the restrictions against the person for whom the orders of protection are written:
When you work with the law offices of Paula J. Burnstein, P.C., we will discuss your unique situation and how domestic violence or drug and alcohol abuse are involved. If needed, we will petition the court for temporary orders of protection, which will last long enough to obtain a hearing. Then, with you and the judge, we will determine which option is best to keep you safe.
We want you and your children to feel safe during and following your divorce. If you feel you are in danger, contact us immediately to get orders of protection in place. We offer a free 15-minute phone consultation to learn more and get started.
Paula J. Burnstein is experienced in family law matters including divorce, custody, child support, and property division. She has practiced solely in the area of family law for the past two decades and has the knowledge to serve your needs, both outside of and in the courtroom. She will help you work through your family law situation while protecting your interests and those of your family.
She offers a free 15 minutes divorce consultation by phone.
Paula J. Burnstein, P.C.
11811 N. Tatum Boulevard, Suite 3031
Phoenix, Arizona 85028