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Know how domestic violence might impact a divorce

On Behalf of | Jun 16, 2017 | Divorce

Domestic violence is something that nobody thinks will occur when they embark upon a new relationship. While arguments are bound to happen at some point in a relationship, things might go south if the argument gets a bit out of hand. If you are involved in a divorce that is the result of domestic violence, there are a few things that you need to know.

One thing that is important for you to remember is that you might have to deal with some child custody issues if you have children with your ex. This is because the court can consider the incidence of domestic violence when deciding how to handle child custody matters.

We know that you might be concerned about how the domestic violence accusations are going to affect everything about your case. We can help you take a look at what might happen. This will give you an idea of where your case needs to focus.

As we work on your divorce case, we will try to determine what we can do about each decision that needs to be made. This includes going over the property division settlement to determine how this can be handled. This includes deciding who is going to get the marital home and other assets.

You should know that some cases involving domestic violence won’t be able to go through mediation or collaborative law resolution methods. Instead, you might have to go to trial for the divorce. This is in addition to going to court for any criminal charges levied because of the allegations of domestic violence.

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