How to Protect Yourself Against Domestic Violence

By: Tayane M. Oliveira

How to Protect Yourself Against Domestic Violence

Florida is a no-fault divorce state, which means no blame is attached to either party when pursuing a divorce. Although a spouse’s domestic violence will not be grounds for the divorce, you may be able to introduce evidence to the Courts of your spouse’s abusive behavior. Evidence of domestic violence almost always impacts child custody, especially when the conduct is performed in the child’s presence, or even worse, the child is a victim. This evidence may also impact the division of the marital estate, alimony, and settlement negotiations.

If you have found yourself in a position where you, your children, or your pets are victims of domestic violence, here are some tips to follow to ensure everyone is protected:

Just know that you do not have to go through this process alone, Brodzki Jacobs is here to provide expert legal guidance through these challenging times.

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