Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders

We’ve been handling the highly volatile and sensitive matters associated with child and spousal abuse for the past ten years.  When immediate legal protection is required in the form of restraining orders of protection, we have the networks, processes, and credibility required to act now.  Call us today, and let us act on behalf of you and your children.  Don’t wait.  We’ll work on building a strong case while you work on rebuilding your life.

Domestic violence disputes are highly contentious and can have severe consequences for all parties. When you are a victim of domestic violence or have been accused of abuse or neglect in the home, it is important to seek trusted legal representation to protect your rights. At the Barnett Firm, our family attorneys combine experience, skill and compassionate advocacy to protect your rights.

Advocacy for every client. Solutions to protect your rights. Call 865-474-0128 or contact us by e-mail to arrange an initial consultation with a Knox and surrounding counties restraining order lawyer.

Our attorneys handle domestic violence cases involving:

  • Spousal abuse
  • Child abuse, neglect
  • Attorney fees and costs
  • Restraining orders
  • Orders for protection
  • Addiction/drug/alcohol problems
  • Emergency hearings

Representation for domestic abuse victims

Victims of domestic violence should seek counsel and advocacy as soon as possible. Our legal team will help you initiate an immediate investigation, review facts in your case and help you pursue available remedies to protect yourself and your children. We will help you get the counseling you need and will explore appropriate resources, including medical treatment or shelters.

If you are a victim, it is important to seek a restraining order immediately. Courts may grant a restraining order for victims who are in “fear of an imminent threat”, or have been recently abused. You should seek advocacy and law enforcement support as soon as possible, do not wait. Remember, you are not in this alone.

We will help you collect medical records, phone call records, texts, messages and other evidence of a threat against you and your family.

Legal defense for alleged abuser

If you have been accused of domestic violence, you risk losing your rights to custody, you could be served with a restraining order and could even be prohibited from entering your home. When you are an alleged abuser, it is important to take immediate legal action to protect your immediate and long-term interests.

Our attorneys will help you initiate an immediate investigation to uncover and collect all necessary evidence in your case. We will help you work with experts, interview witnesses, collect police reports and pursue every available defense to minimize the consequences in your case. In California, any restraining order can affect your job opportunities, your parental rights, and your right to own a gun. It is important to seek legal counsel before it is too late. Do not wait.


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