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Domestic violence case

In recent years there has been an increase in cases of physical or psychological violence. Accordingly, there has been an increase in the filing of domestic violence cases. If you are a victim of domestic violence or have had a wrongful complaint filed against you, you may want to contact a domestic violence attorney at Legal Frame Law Firm. We examine each case in detail and offer in-depth expertise in every aspect of the process. Translated with DeepL.com (free version)

What is domestic violence?

Domestic violence is any act of physical, sexual, mental, emotional or economic abuse. That is, the law is not limited to physical abuse. It is also any restriction of privacy, liberty and rights committed against persons who are in a relationship. A domestic violence case can also be brought against a former partner (including one in a de facto cohabitation).

The forms of domestic violence are:

● physical violence – causing death, bodily harm, assault on health;
● sexual abuse – rape, fornication;
● mental abuse – causing mental illness, depression, instilling fear, hatred, alienation, etc.;
● emotional abuse – causing negative emotions;
● economic violence – use of financial coercion.
● an attempt to commit any of the above acts;
● restriction of privacy – ban on meeting certain people, going to sports, school, cinema etc;
● restriction of personal freedom – threats to a person not to go out, locking;
● restriction of personal rights – way of dressing, ban on listening to music, reading books, etc.

Measures for domestic violence

Domestic violence measures are designed to stop or prevent it. The measures may be cumulative with a crime if one has been committed.

The measures shall be imposed after an application to the district court within 1 month from the time of the commission of the domestic violence. An application may also be made by a minor.

Domestic violence measures:
● obliging the perpetrator to refrain from committing domestic violence;
● removal of the offender from the jointly occupied dwelling for the period set by the court;
● prohibiting the offender from approaching the victim, the victim’s home, place of work and places of social contact and recreation under conditions and for a period to be determined by the court;
● temporary placement of the child with the abused parent or with the non-abusive parent, under conditions and for a period determined by the court, if this is not contrary to the best interests of the child;
● obliging the perpetrator of violence to attend specialized programs;
● refer victims to recovery programs.

If you are a victim of domestic violence, you can contact a good lawyer who can take the necessary steps to protect you. If a wrongful domestic violence complaint has been filed against you, you can contact us to best protect your rights.

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