Advocates Against Domestic Abuse
Pennsylvania’s Protection from Abuse (PFA) order offers legal solutions for victims of domestic abuse. A judge must issue a PFA, commonly known as a restraining order. The order requires an abuser to stop any abuse or face legal consequences. PFAs require that a person accused of abusive behavior must leave a shared or jointly occupied living space.
The law defines abuse as when someone:
Help for Abuse Victims
Abused spouses/ former spouses, domestic partners, or children accompanied by a parent, an adult household member, or guardian, parents, and current/ former sexual partners can request that the court issue a PFA. These documents offer protection by:
Learn more about the protections from domestic abuse in our blog, Protection from Domestic Violence.
Why Choose Us?
We’ve seen the emotional, financial, and physical toll that domestic abuse takes on families. If you need protection from domestic violence, our compassionate team will advocate on your behalf. We’re dedicated to helping you get the security and justice you deserve.
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