Providence Domestic Violence Attorney
Providence, RI Family Lawyer Fighting for Your Protection from Abuse
Defined as the violent acts of a family member, domestic violence is a
very real concern today in America. In fact, the United States Surgeon
General has suggested that the act of domestic abuse is not just a common
concern in our country, but it is the leading health concern. If you or
a loved one is a victim of abuse, know that you're not alone and that
you do not have to continue suffering. I, Steven G. Wright, Esq., am a
dedicated advocate for victims of domestic violence and I can help you
obtain protective orders from the court to keep you and your family safe.
If the abuser is a parent or spouse, I will also help you through the
divorce in order to further distance you and your children from the abuser.
Providence family law lawyer, I am ready to protect your rights and be your voice during this trying time.
Fill out a free case evaluation today to tell me more about your situation.
What is considered domestic abuse in Rhode Island?
Domestic violence is not always physical beating, though this is a frequent
concern. Domestic violence as defined by the U.S. Department of Justices Office on Violence Against Woman is said to
be the pattern of abuse from someone in any relationship. This may be
a parent-child, spouse-spouse, other romantic relationship, or household
guest. When these acts of abuse or violence are used as a means of harm
or seeking control, it is deemed as abuse.
Common forms of abuse:
Physical Abuse: Any form of beating or violence, depriving someone of medical care, forcing
them to take drugs, etc.
Emotional Abuse: A consistent pattern of ruining self-esteem, harming a person's relationship(s), etc.
Sexual Abuse: Any form of forced sexual contact or intercourse
Economical Abuse: When a spouse/abuser seeks to make their victim of abuse financially
dependent on them
If you are a victim of abuse and are immediate danger, be sure to contact
your local authorities right away. For any other questions you may have
regarding domestic violence, orders of protection or divorce, please
call my office to speak with a family law attorney in Providence