Sometimes a lover's quarrel can leave the realm of a heated exchange and enter into the realm of domestic violence. In these cases, the consequences can be serious if you do not pursue a domestic violence protective order ("DVP"). There is nothing to be ashamed of if you believe you qualify for one of these orders, and there are magistrates on duty 24/7 in order to process these petitions.
HOW DO I KNOW IF I QUALIFY FOR A DVP?
If any number of the following are true about your situation, then you may qualify for a domestic protection order:
Seth S. Gaskins, Esq.