Helping Domestic Violence Victims in Denver
Advocating for your safety and your rights
Domestic violence can take many forms. Physical, verbal, sexual and emotional behavior used to intimidate or control another person can all be considered domestic violence offenses. I can help you secure your safety if you are being abused.
I also recognize how seriously a domestic violence charge can affect you, especially during a divorce, child custody or child support proceeding. Whichever side of a Denver domestic violence issue you are on, I will protect your rights.
Defining domestic violence
The Colorado legislature clearly defines domestic violence as any act or threatened act of violence on a person with whom the actor (perpetrator) is or was in an intimate relationship.
The law defines an intimate relationship as any type of romantic relationship, past or present, including:
The violence can happen repeatedly or only occasionally. It may include:
In any type of dispute that involves domestic violence, Denver-based legal help with detailed knowledge of state guidelines gives you an advantage in resolving your case successfully.
Defending women and men facing domestic disputes
At the law office of Denver divorce lawyer Karin Johnson Chatfield, both men and women can find compassionate, experienced help for domestic violence issues.
I fully understand the gravity of a domestic abuse allegation. The effect on you, your family and your future can be very serious. As a Denver child custody attorney for more than 25 years, I am fully aware that divorce, child support and custody proceedings can all be negatively impacted. Aconviction may affect current and future employment and carries a threat of deportation for non-citizens. I can help you fight these charges and rescue your reputation.
Get immediate help from a Denver domestic violence attorney with a free initial phone consultation
No one should suffer at the hands of someone they love. I can resolve your domestic violence dispute and help you find the safety you need. Call me at 303.777.3899 or contact Karin Johnson Chatfield LLC online. My office is conveniently located in downtown Denver. I am happy to schedule an evening or weekend appointment if needed.