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Stavros Law P.C. is a Utah law firm providing legal services to individuals and businesses in Utah, the Mountain West and across the United States, including Salt Lake City, Draper, Sandy, South Jordan, West Jordan, Lehi, Provo, Orem and Spanish Fork. Our lawyers provide civil litigation, trial and appeal work to clients in federal and state courts throughout the United States. We provide litigation and counseling services for clients in the areas of business and commercial law, employment and labor law, health care law and family law.
At Stavros Law, P.C., our attorneys and staff work hard to ensure our clients are safe and that there interests are adequately protected. To protect our clients, sometimes it is necessary to assist them with by filing and enforcing protective orders. Our attorneys also represent men and women whose partners have obtained temporary or permanent protective orders against them. If you need an attorney to help you with these matters, please call (801) 758-7604 or contact us online. We offer a free initial telephone consultation to discuss your case and to answer questions about our representation of you.
If you and/or your children are the victims of domestic violence in Utah, you can seek help with a protective order. These orders can cover a broad range of issues and protect you by ordering:
No contact between you and the abuser
Temporary sole possession of your home
Temporary spousal support, child support or custody
In addition, you can request that the abuser not be allowed to possess any weapons. If the protective order is violated, we can enforce it by contacting the police and the court. Violation of protective orders can mean a jail sentence for the offender.
It's not unusual for a spouse to make false allegations of domestic violence in order to kick the other partner out of the house or to gain the upper hand in a child custody dispute. If someone has obtained a temporary protective order against you, you should take the order very seriously. It could affect your rights, your reputation and even your employment. If you violate the order by contacting your spouse, you could be charged with a crime and jailed.
Our lawyers will take immediate steps to protect your rights and interests if you have been accused of domestic violence.
Our family law attorneys are easy to talk to and will listen carefully to you and craft a plan to assist you with your unique situation. To schedule a free initial telephone consultation concerning protective orders and domestic violence, please call (801) 758-7604 or contact us online.