Yes, if your spouse makes threats or has a history of violent behavior, you need a higher level of experience from your divorce team to ensure that your physical safety is protected once you file.
In families where domestic violence has been an issue, or where you fear retaliation from your spouse for taking steps to dissolve the marriage, you should seek appropriate relief at the time you file.
An order of protection or an order for exclusive occupancy of your home may be required.
Your attorneys can help you understand your options and the best way forward.
The divorce attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino are extremely well versed in the circumstances that a person in an abusive relationship faces.
We can help you get away from your spouse, protect your children and property, and move on with your life.
Call us today at 718-523-1111 and talk to an experienced Queens divorce lawyer for free.