Do you fear for the safety of yourself or your child in your own home? The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) estimates that 40% of women and 32% of men in Tennessee experience physical violence or stalking by a romantic partner in their lifetimes. In 2016, studies estimated over 73,000 cases of reported child abuse in the state.
Get the legal support you need to speak up against spousal or child abuse. As a domestic violence attorney in Nashville, TN, I can help you obtain protection from an abuser. From securing a restraining order to fighting for custody rights, I'll help you do you what you need to do to feel safe again.
Contact my office today to discuss your options.
In Tennessee, domestic violence is any form of assault against a person falling into these categories:
Current or former spouses
Adults or minors who are living together or have lived together
Adults or minors who are dating or have dated (or have or had a sexual relationship)
Adults or minors related by blood or adoption
Adults or minors who are related or were formerly related by marriage
The children of any of those noted above can also be victims of domestic violence. If you believe you've been the victim of domestic assault, get in touch with a knowledgeable attorney today. I am here to help you regain control over your life.