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Title: Family Violence | Family Law | Geary, Porter & Donovan | GPD

Family Violence

What matters in family violence
  • A devastating reality is that family violence
    may also be an issue in a divorce. Do not think
    for one moment that you are the outlier.
  • Family violence is defined by the Texas Family
    Code as an act by a member of a family or
    household against another member of the family or
    household that is intended to result in physical

What matters in family violence
  •  Bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault or
    that is a threat that reasonably places the
    member in fear of imminent physical harm, bodily
    injury, assault or sexual assault but does not
    include defensive measures to protect oneself.
  • You may choose to seek a protective order which
    serves to protect the victim of future violence.
    Violation of a protective order is a crime.

What matters in family violence
  •   Keeping detailed
    documentation and photographic evidence of any
    and all injuries will add credibility to your
    presentation. If you have medical records related
    to your injuries, provide them to your attorney.
    A judge will decide whether enough evidence
    exists to support protective orders.
  • It is imperative to consult a lawyer
    to ascertain which factors would affect your
    specific case.

  • Handling the matter with Geary, Porter
    Donovan, P.C.FamilyLaw

We assert the necessary strategy for the best
outcome. We offer aggressive advocacy,
accessibility and timeliness. Our team lends
mental toughness to champion your future life
goals and sensitivity for your immediate
emotional needs. domestic_violence_
  • "Safety is our first consideration"
  • - Larry L Martin
  • "As it relates to family violence, words speak
    as loud as action in family law."
  • - Julia Henry
  • Reach Us At
  • Dallas Area Office
  • 16475 Dallas Parkway, Suite 400 Addison,
    Texas 75001-6837
  • P 972-349-2389 F 972-931-9208