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Your Family Matters

Helping You With Orders Of Protection

family law attorney can help protect you and your family to obtain a temporary restraining order, known in New York as a temporary order of protection, if you are a victim of domestic violence. The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C., will work swiftly to submit a family offense petition on your behalf.

Similarly, if someone has made false allegations against you which has resulted in a temporary order of protection, The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C., will zealously defend you in court.

Domestic Violence Order Of Protection

Victims of domestic violence are protected under both federal and state laws, and may seek relief in Family Court. Joseph H. Nivin will explain how these domestic violence laws protect you and your family from emotional and physical harm, including abuse, harassment, stalking and other violent or dangerous behaviors.

If you are being accused of domestic violence, family law attorney Joseph H. Nivin will advise you of your options, and the potential consequences of these proceedings. Mr. Nivin will take every necessary step to protect your reputation, your future and your relationship with your children.


  • Restraining order
  • Protective order
  • Domestic violence defense
  • Emergency order of protection
  • Temporary order of protection 
  • Family court order of protection 
  • Civil protection orders
  • Court representation
  • Document preparation and filing

Temporary Order Of Protection

The Family Court can issue a temporary order of protection to protect you until the case is resolved.

domestic violence lawyer will file a petition on your behalf to protect you from domestic violence, which includes but is not limited to harassment, physical or sexual abuse.

Contact Us For The Experienced Support You Need

Call The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C., for a consultation today 877-704-9920. You can also contact our firm online.