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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence occurs more often than we know.

One in three women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime and more than one in four men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

Domestic violence comes in many difference forms.  While most consider domestic violence to be physical violence, below is a list of common behaviors that are also acts of domestic violence:

  • Making you feel afraid by slamming doors, punching walls, locking you inside a home or car, or driving in an aggressive way
  • Putting you down or making you feel as though you are worth nothing 
  • Isolating you from friends and family
  • Constantly checking on your location or monitoring your cell phone and e-mail,
  • Making you feel afraid to disagree with them
  • Reminding you that you can’t survive without their financial support
  • Financially controlling you, telling you how money should be spent, putting you on a strict allowance
  • Isolating you from family and friends
  • Requiring or guilting you to participate in sexual acts that you do not want to do or find demeaning
  • Threatening to hurt you, or to kill themselves if you say you want to end the relationship

If you have experienced an act of domestic violence, having a knowledgeable and skilled domestic violence attorney is extremely important.  At Miller Law Group we understand domestic violence law and can assist you in getting an order of protection.  Common remedies available in a domestic violence protective order are:

  • Ordering your abuser to stay at least 100 yards away from you and your children 
  • Granting you possession of a shared home 
  • Prohibiting your abuser from buying or possessing a firearm 
  • Ordering your abuser to attend an abuser treatment program 
  • Granting you temporary custody of any children you share with your abuser

 

Have You Been the Victim of Domestic Violence?

Get In Touch With Miller Law Group, PLLC, Today

If someone is committing acts of domestic violence against you or your child, do not hesitate to contact our firm.  We can help you in pursuing a domestic violence protection order.  

A great resource for free services related to domestic violence in Wake County:  https://interactofwake.org/resources/

 

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At Miller Law Group, PLLC, we are guided by the principle of attaining justice for people who have been wronged in their personal or professional lives. To learn more about our services or to schedule a free initial consultation, contact us today by calling 919-348-4361 or by email. We look forward to making you a part of our team.

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