Family is the most important relationship of all – which is why family legal matters can be among the most stressful and emotional. We want to provide our clients with a sense of direction, and we are committed to pursuing tactful, swift resolutions.
Domestic Violence Protective Orders and No-Contact Orders
Domestic violence protective orders (also called a “50B”) are intended to protect victims of domestic violence from their abuser with whom they have a “personal relationship.” A civil no-contact order (also called a “50C”) provides protection from nonconsensual sexual conduct and stalking for victims who do not have a “personal relationship” with the offender.
Regardless of whether or not a will was drafted, the estate of a person who has passed must be settled. If the deceased person left a valid will, assets will be distributed according to that will. For estates with no will, property will be distributed according to the state laws of intestacy.