Updated: Nov 13, 2022
You Have the Right to Feel Safe Again
No matter your sex, age, or occupation, separating from an abusive partner is one of the most difficult things you can do in your life, but it is likely also the best thing to do for yourself, especially if you have children. It requires sacrifice, courage, and a willingness to navigate through challenges that will ultimately provide you (and your children) a better, safer life. By choosing the Law Office of Channe G. Coles, you will have guidance throughout the process and all of your questions will be answered.
Domestic violence comes in many forms, not just physical abuse, but can be done through verbal abuse, manipulation, intimidation, isolation, threats, financial control, among other things. If you’re afraid to speak up and speak help because you think it’s “not that bad” or that it’s “weak” to ask for help—you’re wrong. It’s much harder to ask for help, and although you may think it’s “not that bad” right now, chances are it’ll likely get worse and the abuse won’t just stop. Statistics show that abuse usually gets more frequent and more severe with time. Many abusive partners keep their partners feeling trapped in abusive relationships through intimidation, threats, and financial control. Although it may not be easy to leave, especially if your self-esteem is low, you can do it. Keep in mind that thousands of people before you have left, survived, and become happier, healthier people as a result. Some people will tell you to just walk away from a bad situation. Until they have experienced what you are going through, that advice is easy to give but difficult to carry out. At the Law Office of Channe G. Coles, we understand your position and are here to provide you the support and help you need to get out of the situation. We have lived these cases with our clients and have gone up against physically and emotionally abusive partners and the types of lawyers that represent them. To do this successfully requires planning, preparation, and a strong legal team. The most important thing to remember is that you can leave your abusive marriage and we are here to help you do it. We have the legal know-how to help protect you while leaving an abusive partner and the legal acumen to fight them in court if necessary. We understand that there are many types of abuse, from the outright physically violent, to stalking and threatening, to psychological and emotional abuse, and from a long-pattern of domestic violence to situational violence. Each type of abuse requires a particular approach and strategy aimed at ending the abuse, protecting you against future harm, proving your case in court, and gaining the upper hand in the divorce process.
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You have the right to feel safe again and the time is now to claim that right. To speak to an attorney at the Law Office of Channe G. Coles about domestic violence, please contact us today for your consultation. We service Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties.
Legal Disclaimer: The information provided in this article is not intended to create, nor does it create an attorney-client relationship. The information herein is not intended to be anything other than the educated opinion of the author. This article should not be relied upon as legal advice. The attorney is licensed to practice law only in the State of California, and the information provided is based solely on California Law unless otherwise stated.