Domestic Violence
Springfield Domestic Violence Lawyers

While domestic violence affects families emotionally and physically, it also can have severe legal consequences as well. A charge of domestic violence can drastically affect an individual's rights during a divorce and throughout all family law matters. Whether you have been the victim of domestic violence, or you are being charged with it, our family law attorneys at Johnson, Sclafani & Moriarty will help.

For more than 20 years, attorneys Christopher C. Johnson, Charles J. Sclafani, Jr., Tanya K. Moriarty, and Diana S. Velez Harris have been helping individuals protect their rights when involved with domestic violence charges.

Contact us today to schedule a free in-office case evaluation. We have the knowledge required to help victims of domestic violence obtain restraining orders and the skills to protect the rights of the accused as well.

Knowledge of Both Sides of Domestic Violence Charges

At our West Springfield law firm, our attorneys have had the unique opportunity to represent clients on both sides of domestic violence cases. This allows us to have a better understanding of what the other side will argue and how to best protect your rights in court.

If you are accused of domestic violence, it is imperative to seek guidance from a skilled attorney immediately. These charges can have you removed from your home, affect your job, your rights to distributions in a divorce and affect your rights to see your children.

If you are being abused by a loved one, it is also critical to seek help from a family lawyer who knows how to get you the protection you need immediately. We understand how difficult this time in your life can be and will be by your side throughout the entire process.

Guidance With Restraining Orders in Massachusetts

Victims of domestic violence have the right to obtain a restraining order in Massachusetts. This order can consist of a complete no contact order or a modified order where limited contact is allowed.

Our lawyers can help you obtain an emergency order for protection if needed as well. This will allow you to protect your family immediately. We will then guide you through the following court hearings to determine if that order needs to be made permanent.

Contact a Massachusetts Lawyer Regarding Spousal Abuse Charges

Family violence is no small matter. Our compassionate attorneys at our West Springfield law firm are hear for you. Contact us for an initial consultation to learn how we can help.