A Family Law Attorney With a Criminal Law Background
Families dealing with domestic violence and accusations of domestic violence face a difficult road. Whether you have been abused or unjustly accused of domestic violence, among the most important decisions you will make is choosing someone to represent you in family law matters involving domestic violence. The attorney you work with can have a lasting impact, and it is not a choice that should be undertaken lightly.
Attorney Debra S. Frank has not only been a leader in family law, working with groups that comment on and help shape legislation, but she also has substantial experience in criminal law. Debra S. Frank brings to her family law practice extensive criminal and juvenile law experience, including numerous plea negotiations and trials in defense of felony, misdemeanor offenses and numerous adjudications in juvenile offenses. She also handled dependency court proceedings. She utilizes this vast experience in the handling of family law proceedings.
She can offer a unique blend of highly experienced family law representation, backed by her criminal law experience.
Domestic Violence Can Change Everything
If you are the victim of domestic violence, the first and most important step is to act quickly to protect yourself. You have to make a choice to improve your life, to make the cycle of violence stop, but when you are ready to take that step, Debra S. Frank can help you make it stop immediately.
Attorney Frank has the criminal law background to be effective in protecting you and your children from violence, and pursuing a new course for your family.
If you are accused of domestic violence, you could be facing serious consequences, including:
- Jail time
- Loss of spousal support
- Loss of custody or visitation rights
- Loss of the right to own a firearm
Not every accusation of domestic violence is valid, and Debra S. Frank can help you defend your rights and your name when you have been falsely accused. The stakes can be as high as your parental rights or even your freedom; therefore, it's important to work with an attorney who understands both the family law and criminal law areas.
The Experience and Support You Need
Contact attorney Debra S. Frank if you are involved in issues of domestic violence. Her experience, network of resources and background allows her to be the effective litigator you need.