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Divorce and Violence: How an Attorney Can Help Protect You and Your Children

Domestic violence is a pervasive issue in America. In fact, it seems there is a news story almost daily on the death or injury of a domestic violence victim. Often, the reported violence is connected to a victim trying to leave, either through separation or divorce. It is, by far, the most dangerous time for them. Learn how to protect yourself and your children during a divorce with help from the following information, and the aid of an experienced attorney. 

Legal Assistance Can Be Crucial for Divorcing Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence can impact people from any social class, gender, race, or income level. It can also complicate divorces far beyond that of debt and asset distribution, the allocation of parental responsibilities, and child support or alimony determination. It can place the lives of victims and their children in danger. For this reason, it is critical that every domestic violence victim seek experienced legal assistance with their divorce case. The following explains where to find this help, and how it may improve the safety of you and your children during the divorce process. 

Learn Ways to Raise Your Domestic Violence Prevention Awareness

Every state in America has different laws to prevent domestic violence. However, what all states have in common is that they come together to spread Domestic Violence Awareness during the month of October.

Challenging an Order of Protection in Illinois Courts

Domestic violence continues to be a serious issue all across the United States, including in Illinois. One of the ways the state has tried to address these problems is through the Illinois Domestic Violence Act. This law established a way for victims to get orders of protection, also called restraining orders, issued from the courts to help keep abusers away from victims and the victim's children. However, the system is far from perfect. Sometimes orders are issued when there has been no domestic violence. Protective orders can have serious consequences during a divorce. 

How Domestic Violence Affects Divorce and Custody in Illinois

Domestic violence is a serious issue in our society. Often the issues that are behind violence in the home simmer for years. When a marriage breaks down there is always a lot of emotion and tension in the process. When there has been domestic violence, the situation is even more volatile. Domestic violence drastically impacts the divorce process. 

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