Aliso Viejo Divorce Lawyer

In the state of California there are essentially two overarching categories for grounds for divorce:

  • Irreconcilable differences
  • Incurable insanity

Of the two, an irreconcilable difference is the broader and more common element for divorce. This category entails various issues including domestic violence. If you have been the victim of domestic violence then you have grounds for divorce in the state of California. However once the divorce is finalized you may wonder what will keep your abusive ex-spouse from returning to you and retaliating against you or your children. The answer to this is a restraining order.

A restraining order is an order for an individual to desist from certain actions or to perform certain actions. Generally speaking a restraining order, in the case of domestic violence, will prevent an abusive ex-spouse from coming to your home, your place of work or within a certain distance of you and your children. It can also prevent them from owning a weapon of any kind. If this person were to violate their restraining order then they could be required to serve jail time or pay various fines, or both. It is important that you have legal representation on your side if you wish to obtain a restraining order for your ex-spouse as you may need to provide evidence and provide proof that you or your children were the victims of domestic violence.

Facing a family law matter? We can help!

At The Hunter Law Group we have been serving the southern California residents for many years in various family law issues including divorce. If you have been through the process of divorce and you have been assigned child custody rights, visitation rights or support requirements then you may require modification to any of these arrangements. People grow and change, as such, their circumstances change. We understand that you may be requiring greater amounts in various support, due to a change in your employment or the cost of living. Additionally if you have lost your job or are experiencing other financial hardship then you may benefit from the assistance of our firm to obtain a modification to your current support payments.

Due to the many issues that can arise in a divorce scenario it is to your advantage to employ the skilled legal services of a representative from our firm. We will be able to answer your questions regarding your case, discuss your available options with you, advise you of the best legal action for you to take and provide you with aggressive representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us. Do not hesitate to contact our firm to retain the skilled and experienced assistance that you need in your case.

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