Family Violence and Protective Orders in Texas

By: Leslie Barrows October 22, 2015 no comments

Family Violence and Protective Orders in Texas

The Barrows Firm Law Review is a monthly Internet radio show podcast featuring information about Texas family, criminal, juvenile, probate and estate planning law and events. Attorney Leslie Barrows is our featured guest today as she shares insight and information about popular areas of the law affecting many families in Texas.

What to expect when someone seeks a protective order alleging family violence, an overview with Attorney Leslie Barrows

  • What is a protective order and how is one designed to protect against family violence?
  • The Texas Family Code now allows presumptions of family violence in certain circumstances.
  • What is the legal process and procedure involved in obtaining protective orders?
  • What are the concerns of men or women against whom a protective order is sought or obtained?
  • When is it appropriate in a divorce or custody case to seek a protective order?
  • How can people protect themselves from further harm or liability if protective orders issue?
  • Any examples of what not to do or examples of how things go wrong with protective orders?

Leslie Barrows is the principal founder of The Barrows Firm in Fort Worth, Texas. In her firm’s main practice areas of family law, criminal defense and juvenile law, Leslie is consistently challenged with dynamic cases and clients. When winning is what matters, many in the Fort Worth area go to The Barrows Firm based on their reputation an winning track record over the past decade. Leslie Barrows earned her undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University and she earned her law degree from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. She is a member of numerous organizations primarily focused in Tarrant County. To speak to Leslie Barrows please call (817) 481-1583.

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