Proceedings Triggered by EPO and DVO

Could other proceedings over which I will have very little control be triggered if I seek an Emergency Protective Order (EPO) & Domestic Violence Order (DVO)?

Yes. The prosecutor may decide the case warrants an investigation for criminal charges, an investigation by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services for abuse or neglect, etc. It is possible that people may be removed from their homes, warrants get issued for the arrest of one or more people, additional petitions may be taken, etc.

Once the Commonwealth takes up the matter on behalf of an alleged victim, then the prosecution of that matter falls to the Commonwealth. Remember, one of the essential duties of any government is the protection of the health and welfare of its citizens and this responsibility is rightly taken very seriously.

Finding a Good Lawyer

One good way to find a lawyer is to check out their online recommendations, ask friends, acquaintances, or other lawyers and attorneys for referrals and then interview the candidates. Of course, Law Offices of John Schmidt & Associates is available for legal advice on child support today. Call us now!

If you are in Kentucky, then I’d recommend that you call my office at 502-587-1950 or 502-509-1490 to schedule a consultation to discuss your options.

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