If you have been the victim of domestic violence or feel threatened by somebody in your family or with whom you have a relationship with, hiring a skilled attorney is necessary to getting an order of protection from a Court in New York. Because a person is seeking a restraining order from someone close to them, the attorneys at Geffner Kersch have the utmost sensitivity to these matters. A person experiencing domestic violence can seek an array of protection from the court, from directing the aggressor to refrain from committing crimes against the victim, to staying away from the victim all together.
There are also situations when orders of protection are used as leverage to gain an advantage in a different court proceeding between the parties. The attorneys at Geffner Kersch will fight to defend an innocent party's rights in family offense proceedings.
No matter which side you find yourself in these proceedings, we know this is a difficult time for you and your family. A compassionate attorney who is dedicated to your cause is of utmost importance. The attorneys at Geffner Kersch take the time to listen to you and develop a strategy for the best course of action to protect your rights. Our attorneys serve the greater New York City area, which includes all five boroughs in addition to all of Long Island and Westchester counties.