Domsetic Violence

Domestic Violence Attorneys in San Antonio

Experienced and Compassionate Domestic Violence Counsel

If you or a member of your household has been the victim of domestic violence, you have rights and options for getting out of your abusive situation. With the help of a knowledgeable family lawyer, it is possible to take control of your situation and move forward with your life. James L. Nowlin has over thirty years of family law experience. As a Texas Board Certified family law specialist, he can provide you with a comprehensive view of your case and the possible resolutions to the situation.

We pride ourselves on our exceptional reputation for client service and ability to work on creating cost-effective and efficient solutions to domestic violence and other family law issues. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with a skilled attorney at our office.

Dealing with domestic violence and other family law matters

Abuse allegations must be factored into any divorce, child custody, child support, or spousal support (“alimony”) decisions. Physical and/or sexual abuse, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, stalking, and continued harassment are all forms of domestic violence. If you have been the victim of domestic violence you must take immediate steps toward protecting yourself and/or your children. In some family law cases, one individual may be accused of domestic violence as a tactic for leverage in a family law case.  In such a situation, you will need to protect yourself against such false accusations.

Obtaining an order of protection

If you have been the victim of domestic violence you may secure an order of protection, also called a restraining order. This court order will prevent your alleged abuser from contacting you and being within a certain physical distance from you or your family. Though it can be intimidating to go into court and face your abuser, our divorce lawyers stand by clients at every stage of the case in order to see that they are protected to the fullest extent of the law.

While we are dedicated to providing skilled and knowledgeable domestic. You do not have to face domestic violence and spousal abuse issues alone. Contact us online to speak to a lawyer in at the law office of James L. Nowlin in San Antonio today.