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Domestic Abuse & Violence

San Fernando Valley Domestic Abuse & Violence Attorneys

Dedicated to Protecting You & Your Family’s Safety

Domestic abuse survivorCalifornia law defines domestic abuse in a number of ways, including making threats and disturbing the peace of the victim. Domestic abuse may also involve accessing a victim's email account without authorization, and disclosing the information found there.

These examples are in addition to the physical violence of domestic assault. The Los Angeles divorce and family law attorneys of Joel S. Seidel & Associates have extensive experience in this tumultuous area of law.

If you have spousal abuse concerns, do not hesitate to contact us at (818) 435-3773. Our offices are located in Century City and Northridge.

Strong Legal Advocacy for Victims of Domestic Abuse

IRestraining orderf you are a victim of domestic violence or abuse, it is important that you obtain a family lawyer in San Fernando Valley who can help you quickly file for a restraining order to protect yourself and your children. Restraining orders may also have a significant impact on child custody, visitation and other aspects of a divorce case. If someone breaks a restraining order that was taken out against them, they may face fines, jail time, or both.

A restraining order can protect you from a variety of different behaviors, including:

  • Stalking
  • Threatening
  • Sexually Assaulting
  • Harassing
  • Contacting in any way

We run our law offices with care and compassion, and we have the legal knowledge and resources to help protect you and your family.

Representation for Those Falsely Accused

Unfortunately, sometimes domestic violence allegations are used as a litigation tactic in contentious family law cases. If you are falsely accused of domestic violence, it is important that you defend yourself against the false claims. We have a great deal of experience in such cases. The courts take strong action to protect domestic violence victims, and you may face criminal charges if the allegations are not appropriately addressed. In addition, a restraining order usually will restrict or cut off access to your children.

To secure the representation of an experienced and dedicated San Fernando Valley family law attorney, contact us in Century City or Northridge by calling (818) 435-3773. We are here to help.

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  • “He was well prepared, anticipated the information that the Judge actually wanted to hear, and anticipated the legal arguments that the Judge wanted to be addressed.”

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The Premier Family Attorneys in Northridge

Led by a Certified Expert in Family Law & Divorce Matters
  • Certified Family Law Specialist

    The State Bar of California has named Attorney Joel Seidel a Certified Family Law Specialist, making him one of the few experts on the subject in all of California.

  • Customized Legal Strategies

    With decades of experience, our team is committed to crafting the ideal solution for your family situation. By listening to your needs and accounting for your goals, we make sure your case ends as happily as possible.

  • Team-Based Approach

    Our firm will collaborate on your case as a team. While you'll have a primary contact, all of our Los Angeles family law attorneys will be hard at work ensuring every detail of your case is handled well.

  • Ethical & Honest Representation

    We don't take claims unless we believe they have merit. In other words, we don't take your case just to bill you; we take your case because we have a chance to create a better situation for you.