Domestic violence should never be taken lightly no matter what side of the controversy you are on. Domestic violence is particularly difficult to deal with since it involves family members and people with whom there are close relations. Also, domestic violence involves both criminal and family law practice areas.
New Mexico Restraining Orders and Victim representation
If you are the victim of domestic violence in New Mexico you may be in denial, scared and not know what to do. Our family law attorneys can provide the support you need and advocate for you. We can obtain the necessary legal restraining orders to protect you from further abuse. Restraining Orders, also known as Orders of Protection, are effective to protect the welfare and safety of the victim.
Allegations of Domestic Violence
If you have been accused of Domestic Violence in New Mexico, it is important that you get in contact with an Albuquerque domestic violence attorney. A restraining order is a serious matter, and should never be taken lightly or ignored; the ramifications are serious and can drastically change your life. Criminal punishments for domestic violence can range from mandated counseling to felony charges and imprisonment.
A New Mexico criminal defense attorney can help you through the process of resolving the situation in a way that will cause the least amount of damage to you, the client. Whether you are the victim of domestic violence or you have been accused of domestic violence it important to get the help of an attorney as soon as possible. Please contact our attorneys with any issues you may have.