Domestic violence can take many forms, ranging from physical and emotional abuse to financial control. If you have been a victim of domestic violence, you may need help obtaining a restraining order or clearing your credit. You need an attorney with experience representing victims of domestic violence to protect your interests.
GetLegal's Attorney Directory can put you in touch with an attorney in your area who can guide you through the process.
How do I choose a lawyer?
Consider the following:
- Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
- How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
- How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
- Is the lawyer's office conveniently located near you?