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Domestic Violence Attorney in Houston

Domestic Abuse Lawyer: Representing Victims & the Accused

Are you a victim of domestic violence? Have you been accused of spousal or child abuse? In these cases, it is important to seek the legal counsel of a Houston domestic violence lawyer right away.

Protect yourself and learn about your rights by turning to the Law Offices of Frank E. Mann, P.C. Our firm represents both men and women in domestic violence matters. We have been providing effective and practical solutions to family law problems for over 33 years and use our experience to provide clients with sound advice about their options in any domestic violence matter.

Contact us as soon as possible to learn more about the provisions of Texas domestic violence laws. If you are facing a protective order for domestic violence or need to remove yourself from an abusive situation, we can represent you so that your safety and your rights are preserved. Our team advises clients about their options, provides assistance with paperwork, and offers representation at hearings.

Call (713) 903-8112 now if you need help from our Houston domestic violence attorney. Get protection now!

Protective Orders in Houston, Texas

The law offers victims of domestic violence or assault three avenues: emergency orders, protective orders, and restraining orders.

Emergency & Temporary Orders

Emergency orders can be imposed by a family law judge. Temporary restraining orders, or ex-parte orders, are common in divorce actions. They offer immediate protection against an abuser. They also maintain the status quo, preventing the other party from emptying bank accounts, purchasing or selling assets, or running up credit card bills.

Permanent Protective Orders

A permanent protective order prevents future assaults, making it illegal for the abuser to be near the other party. Violations of this order can be criminal behavior, with the violator subject to arrest. To obtain a permanent protective order, victims must attend a hearing at which the abuser is present. These orders are awarded for up to two years and can be renewed.

Domestic Violence Can Affect the Outcome of a Divorce

At the Law Offices of Frank E. Mann, P.C., our domestic violence lawyer in Houston, TX and his team complete all necessary paperwork and attend hearings for clients who need protection from an abuser. We also represent people who are subject to restraining orders and injunctions or have been charged with violating such orders.

Having a temporary or permanent protective order in place can influence the courts’ final determination in divorce or child support actions, increasing or decreasing the amount of child support or adding to the complexity of visitation plans.

For more information about domestic violence and the legal options available to you, contact our domestic violence attorney in Houston, TX today. Let us apply our years of experience to help you deal with a domestic abuse situation.

Contact us online or call us at (713) 903-8112 today to speak with a Houston domestic violence lawyer!

Why Choose Attorney Frank E. Mann?

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