Domestic Violence as Grounds for Divorce
While there are many things that can cause a couple to eventually file for divorce, domestic violence is one of the most devastating. When your spouse abuses you or your children, your first priority should be to find protection for yourself and your family. Once you are safe, you may want to consider filing for divorce.
If you are interested in learning more about your options for filing for divorce from an abusive spouse, the knowledgeable Denton divorce attorneys at Alexander & Associates would like to help. Contact our compassionate attorneys today at 972-420-6560 to learn more about your rights.
Domestic Violence and Filing for Divorce
Many people incorrectly assume that domestic violence only refers to instances of physical abuse. Abusive actions in a marriage can take many forms, including the following:
- Mental abuse
- Emotional cruelty
- Financial abuse
- Physical violence against a spouse and / or children
- Using unnecessary physical force against a spouse and /or children
If any of the above is currently a component of your marriage, you most likely have very solid grounds upon which to file for divorce. This can help you remove yourself and your children from a potentially dangerous situation.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, divorce may be the best option for you. The Denton divorce lawyers of Alexander & Associates would like to help you. Contact our office today at 972-420-6560 to speak with an attorney and receive the guidance and support that you need at this difficult time.
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