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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Lawyers on Long Island

Domestic violence is defined as any hostile action, harassment, threat, or negligence that occurs within a family setting. In many instances of domestic violence, there is repeated physical, mental, and emotional abuse.

This abuse may occur between:

  • Husband
  • Wife
  • Boyfriend
  • Girlfriend
  • Children
  • Siblings

Domestic violence is disturbing and leads to much emotional devastation for victims. Often, victims are aware that the abuse is not normal, but they may be too fearful to report it. Most victims of domestic violence are manipulated and forced to remain in their hazardous relationships, which can make it hard for them to escape the abuse.

In New York, domestic violence is taken very seriously by law enforcement. Leading district attorneys are quick to prosecute domestic violence offenders, and they will seek the maximum legal penalties.

If a person is convicted of domestic abuse, they face a variety of severe legal consequences, including:

  • Imprisonment
  • Monetary fines
  • Mandatory counseling
  • Community service
  • Probation

These consequences may be enhanced if the domestic violence victim was a minor, or if the offender has prior domestic abuse convictions.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, schedule a free consultation with our firm to see how we can help.

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If a person is a victim of domestic violence, he / she should speak with a qualified family law attorney immediately. A family law attorney can safeguard the person's well-being by filing an order of protection. A legal representative can also gather evidence, interview involved parties, and document all instances of violence. If a person is going through a divorce or child custody battle, incidents of domestic violence can be presented by an attorney during future court proceedings. A skilled lawyer will do everything possible to protect the victim's best interests and future security.

At Wisselman, Harounian & Associates, our domestic violence attorneys provide clients with compassionate legal guidance and aggressive courtroom representation. We fight to protect the safety of our clients and ultimately make a positive difference in their lives. We understand how difficult and complicated domestic violence situations can be, particularly when it involves a family member. We offer free and confidential case evaluations so you can explore your legal options.

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