As family law attorneys, we are privileged to witness the courage of victims of abuse choose to leave their abusers. Such a decision is ultimately liberating, but can be incredibly difficult in the moment. Our firm often has the privilege of helping these courageous individuals seek safety in the law, aiding them in asserting their rights in the face of bullying and abuse. We hope that the law continues to empower victims of abuse.

For those who are still considering filing for divorce, or have yet to find a way out of an abusive situation, The Harris Law Firm has provided articles that may prove helpful. The following articles cover subjects such as how to seek protection from an abuser, how to defend yourself during the divorce process, and recent legal changes in the area of domestic violence. Consult these articles for your domestic abuse questions.

If you are trapped in an abusive marriage, please contact The Harris Law Firm for a confidential consultation.

Divorce is one of the most stressful events many families will ever experience. Whether you’re contemplating divorce, in the midst of a divorce, or have finalized a divorce, your top priority is protecting yourself and your children. But sometimes things go awry, and the situation becomes dangerous. ...
Even absent of safety concerns, divorce is one of the most stressful times in a person’s life. When dealing with a potentially violent spouse or ex-spouse, the stress is exponentially greater. Knowing how to protect yourself during divorce and your children from physical or psychological abuse is of ...
By Katy Ellis - Family Law Attorney with The Harris Law Firm On May 14, 2013, the Governor signed House Bill 13-1259, which incorporates additional language regarding domestic violence, child abuse, and neglect into existing statutes. The bill officially recognizes the right of children to be free ...