Family Violence Atlanta
When you or your family members are victims of family violence,
Meriwether & Tharp,
experienced family law attorney can explain your rights and provide
the help you need. In emergency circumstances, temporary
protection orders can be obtained from the court through the
assistance of your attorney.
Sadly, domestic abuse has left its mark on many
facets of our society. Domestic violence takes place in a wide
range of living relationships. Forms of domestic violence can
range from threats and annoying telephone calls, to stalking,
physical abuse, and unwanted sexual contact.
Hotlines for information on and prevention of family violence
are found in metropolitan and rural areas alike.
If you have been a victim of family violence, it is important for
you to act quickly in order to protect yourself and your children
who may be or become a subject of the same abuse. Family
violence matters are taken very seriously in Georgia and courts will
act swiftly if you report the incident as soon as possible.
The longer you wait to take action to protect yourself; the more
courts question your fear of imminent bodily harm. If you are
fearful of retaliation after seeking a family violence protective
order, there are many family violence shelters that you can go to
that can provide you and your loved ones protection and help until
the police can get fully involved while _top
taining your anonymity.
To locate the information for a Family Violence Shelter near you,
please go to
will find a list of shelters, domestic violence help lines, and
programs from this great resource.
For many, family violence is part of a cycle of abuse that most
people find difficult to break away from.
It takes great courage to do this and the family law team at
Meriwether & Tharp will give you the much needed support to
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legal services for divorce, child support and child custody issues
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