Domestic Violence Attorneys in Miami-Dade
We Can Assist with Temporary & Permanent Domestic Violence Injunctions
If you have been the victim of domestic assault, or fear for the safety of yourself or children, then Orshan, Spann & Fernandez-Mesa is here for you. Our Miami-Dade domestic violence attorneys provide compassionate support and the urgent legal representation you need. With our help, you can find fast protection from your abuser in the form of a domestic violence injunction.
If you or your child has been physically abused or threatened with domestic violence, our attorneys can help file for an initial domestic violence injunction.
Provided the claims of domestic violence are legally sufficient, the temporary injunction may be granted by a judge – often ex-parte (without a formal hearing) – within 24 hours of the request. Additionally, a hearing on the merits of the case for a permanent injunction must be scheduled within 15 days.
Temporary injunctions typically order the alleged abuser to:
- Move out of the home
- Have no contact with the petitioning spouse or partner
Temporary injunctions can also place additional restrictions on contact with the children, as well as address other financial matters such as spousal and child support.
About 15 days after a temporary domestic violence injunction is granted, a hearing is held to determine whether to continue the injunction permanently.
A permanent domestic violence protection injunction may be granted for several months or even several years. The order may bar all communication and contact, or it may provide for supervised visitation with children.
While temporary orders are generally granted liberally, judges are more cautious in granting permanent injunctions. Such an order has enormous ramifications for custody and visitation, as well as divorce proceedings. The court will require proof that abuse has occurred or that threats were real.
Do not go into one of these hearings without experienced counsel to represent you. In support of your request for an injunction, our skilled attorneys will prepare and submit documents to the court on your behalf and present your case to the court.
Protect Your Rights and Safety with Experienced Domestic Violence Attorneys
If you are facing a domestic violence situation, it is crucial to seek legal help as soon as possible to protect your rights and ensure your safety. At Orshan, Spann & Fernandez-Mesa, our team of experienced family law attorneys specializes in handling domestic violence cases in Miami-Dade and the surrounding areas.
When you choose our firm to represent you, you can expect:
- Compassionate and personalized legal guidance: We understand the sensitive nature of domestic violence cases and will provide you with the support and guidance you need throughout the legal process.
- Thorough evaluation of your case: Our attorneys will carefully review the details of your situation to determine the best course of action to protect your rights and safety.
- Strategic representation in court: We have extensive experience representing clients in domestic violence injunction hearings and will work diligently to present a strong case on your behalf.
- Protection for you and your loved ones: Our priority is to help you obtain the necessary legal protections, such as temporary and permanent injunctions, to ensure your safety and the safety of your family.
Contact our Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Attorneys Today!
If you have been the victim of domestic assault, contacting an attorney can be an important step in securing your safety. Our team at Orshan, Spann & Fernandez-Mesa can help you by providing the compassionate support and legal representation you need. We can help you find fast protection from your abuser. Contact our Miami-Dade domestic violence attorneys today to get started. We are here to help you!
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