Hauer Snover | Attorneys at Law

Call Us Today for A Consultation

Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S. News & World Report | 2023
Best Lawyers | Best Law Firms | U.S. News & World Report | 2023

Experienced and Trusted Family Law Attorneys

Who Can Help You With
All of Your Divorce and
Family Law Matters

Photo of Professionals at The Law Firm of Hauer & Snover
Super Lawyers
AAML | American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb | Top Attorney Divorce
Peer Reviewed | Leading Lawyers Network | Find a Better Lawyer, Faster
Listed in Best Lawyers | The World's Premier Guide

Representing Victims Or The Accused In Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence often accompanies divorce and other contentious family matters. It can also arise in nonmarital situations.

The Oakland County lawyers at Hauer & Snover assist clients on both sides of domestic violence matters. We represent people who are victims of domestic violence as well as people accused of domestic violence. In all cases, we are vigorous advocates for their rights and their safety.

Examples Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence occurs when one person tries to control another through physical, emotional or sexual abuse, according to the Michigan State Police.* It can entail behaviors such as pushing, kicking, slapping, biting or punching. The definition can also include threatening or harassing the other person, forcing sex, or denying or controlling access to food or the family finances, or stalking.

These and many other behaviors are classified as domestic violence when they occur between spouses or former spouses, people in dating or live-in relationships or former relationships, people who have common children, or other people living in the same house.

How Our Lawyers Can Help

An attorney can help victims of domestic violence by educating them about the process of obtaining a personal protection order (PPO). A PPO gives a victim immediate relief from the abusive behavior and requires the alleged abuser to stay away from the person requesting the PPO. In cases of severe abuse, time is of the essence. Our lawyers are available to help clients expedite the process of obtaining a protection order.

Protection orders can also be contested. When a married or nonmarried couple is involved in a serious dispute, going through divorce or fighting about child custody, one person may request a PPO against the other in retaliation. This is a misuse of the process, and our lawyers are quick to help clients who are wrongly subjected to a PPO.

Contact Our Detroit-Area Firm For Strong Representation Today

If domestic violence has entered your life, get help now. Contact the lawyers at Hauer & Snover to discuss your situation. Call us at 248-258-0800