Restraining and Protective Orders/Family Violence

In Georgia, family violence encompasses both physical and emotional abuse that occurs within the home and/or among family members including:

  • Current or previous spouses
  • Parents and children
  • Stepparents and stepchildren
  • Foster parents and foster children
  • Biological parents of a child (who are not married)
  • Domestic partners

If you or a member of your family is a victim of family violence, or you have been accused of family violence, Levine Smith Snider & Wilson attorneys can represent you at any temporary protective order (TPO) hearings. Having an experienced attorney who understands Georgia family law will help you protect your rights, whether you are the victim or the accused.