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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE & DIVORCE
Regardless of age, gender, race, religion or financial status, domestic violence (sometimes referred to as family abuse or spousal abuse) is a common issue in many Texas divorce and family law cases.
Domestic violence can include:
Emotional, psychological, or verbal abuse
Unfortunately, it is all too common for abusive spouses to manipulate their victims into not filing for divorce which is often achieved by using tactics like gaslighting, blackmail, financial withholding threats, or other psychological approaches.
If you or your children are victims of domestic abuse and you are considering divorce, it is important for you to reach out to an experienced domestic abuse divorce attorney to discuss options for immediately protecting you and your family.
At Martin Oostdyk, we will guarantee complete confidentiality, and have a protocol in place for ensuring your consultations are known to only you and us, unless you choose otherwise. In addition, we have contacts within the greater Dallas community who specialize in domestic violence sheltering/protection and support. If you or any of your family members are victims of domestic violence, we urge you to seek support.
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-SAFE
Adult and Child Abuse Hotline 800-252-5400
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