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Restraining Orders and Protection Orders in Bellevue

Our Bellevue Protection Order Lawyers Can Help with Restraining Order Issues

If you're currently in an abusive relationship, you may be searching for a way to get much needed help. If you or your child is being abused by your partner in your own home, you need to take action to stop this destructive behavior. The pattern of violence rarely stops, but our Bellevue protection order attorneys can help you seek protection from the Washington Family Court. Now is the time to get the help you need.

Orders of protection are a legal means of getting relief from abuse. One of the more common orders of protection are called restraining orders. Our King County restraining order lawyers will first help you figure out whether your situation qualifies as abuse. Some common indicators that you are in an abusive relationship includes situations where pushing, kicking, threats of violence, punching, emotional abuse, and sexual assault are happening.

If you've been falsely accused of abuse by your partner or another person in your home, then you must take action to protect your legal rights. Accusations of abuse are serious and could have a tremendous effect on your life, so they demand a consultation with one of our Bellevue restraining order attorneys without delay.

The Facts about Protection Orders and Restraining Orders in Washington

If you're in an abusive relationship and you or your child are in danger, call the authorities right now. Abusive situations often get worse, so if you would like to seek a restraining order, it's important to understand your legal options.

One option is called an Order of Protection for Domestic Violence, and it's a sound options for those looking for a fast solution. If a family member threatens or assaults you, this type of civil order protects you from further violence. It should be noted that these orders are almost always effective, which is often not how they're portrayed in the movies. One drawback of this option is that you won't be granted any special parental rights and it won't provide you with money from your partner to pay bills. However, there is another option that addresses these needs.

That options is called a Restraining Order, and your Bellevue attorney can petition the court for this action in family law and divorce cases where custody, support, property division, and spousal support are at play.

Other varieties of protection orders exist, but they are not relative to family law. If you need help with a restraining order or order of protection for domestic violence, contact one of our attorneys for a confidential consultation and get the help you desperately need.

Get Professional Assistance From Our Bellevue Restraining Order Lawyers

If you're in an abusive relationship, our Washington State protection order attorneys can petition the court for an order of protection on your behalf. This is the first step toward removing yourself from an abusive home situation. Our Bellevue protection order lawyers will collect evidence that prove abuse is taking place, and this often includes eyewitness testimony, medical records, and/or police reports.

If the family court approves your petition for protection , our Bellevue restraining order attorneys can prevent the abuser from legally contacting you. If they foolishly violate this order, they could face serious repercussions like jail time. If your ex-partner ever attempts to contact you, immediately contact your King County protection order attorney for help.

If you currently live under the same roof as an abusive person, they may be required to move out of the dwelling. Orders of protection are almost always followed and one of the most effective ways to get reliable relief from an abusive situation.

End The Abuse Cycle Today With Help from Our Bellevue Restraining Order Lawyers

If you're the victim of abuse in your own home, you need to seek protection before the situation further deteriorates. Our Bellevue protection order attorneys will fight for your safety and the safety of your children, while confidentially addressing your personal needs.

Our Washington State restraining order attorneys realize that abuse situations require sensitivity and confidentiality. We offer a cost-free consultation, so if you've been wrongly accused of abuse or are a victim of a partner's abuse, we can help you address the issue.

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