Child Abuse consists of any act or omission of an act that endangers or impairs a child’s physical or emotional health and development. The abuse can range from mild to severe in nature. Millions of children are the victims of child abuse each year. There are various people who commit child abuse; most often it is the child’s parent, caregiver or family member.

If the child abuse matter has been referred to a state or local social agency, then an investigation will occur. The child may be removed from the home temporarily, permanently, or not at all, depending upon the circumstances involved. States have different requirements and reporting procedures for individuals. For example, most states require that any medical professional that suspects a child is a victim of child abuse report the suspected abuse to the proper authorities.

Spousal Abuse consists of any act that results in physical or mental abuse, such as hitting, kicking, hurting, scaring, throwing things, pulling hair, pushing, stalking, harassing, sexually assaulting, or threatening to do any of these acts upon a spouse. Abuse may be

  • Spoken,
  • Written, or
  • Physical

When domestic violence or abuse occurs, the abused individual may file for a restraining order.

Nouri Law assists and represents individuals in such cases by filing for a Temporary Restraining Order. The judge will decide whether or not to make the Temporary Restraining Order within 24 hours of its filing.

Upon obtaining the Temporary Order, the Court will set the matter for a hearing; such a Temporary Order is only valid until the scheduled Court Hearing. The Permanent Order could last up to 5 years.