Despite what may people believe, abuse doesn’t have to involve physical violence. There are many ways a person can control and exert power over a person without touching them at all. If this has happened to, and the person mentally abusing you was a close relative or an intimate partner, then you may need to speak to a domestic violence attorney. Read on to learn more and then reach out to Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell at (909) 920-0908 for a 100% confident consultation.
The specifics of mental domestic violence
There are many different things that can qualify as mental abuse. Generally speaking, if a person speaks to you or acts toward you in such a way that you feel humiliated, completely powerless, totally worthless, or intimidated by them, then you may be experiencing mental abuse. The types of emotional abuse and psychological abuse that may qualify includes:
- Being constantly criticized
- Being threatened that they will reveal personal information you’d be afraid to have the world know, such as sexual orientation or involvement in risqué behavior
- Being forced into isolation from family and friends
- Constantly being made to feel guilty
- Being intimidated
- Being called names
- Being put down
- Threats of harm to you, your children, pets, or family members
- Being stalked
- Being the victim of mind games
Does anything on the above list sound familiar? If so, then it’s time to call Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell at (909) 920-0908. We are here to offer you the compassionate assistance you need. We can work to help you feel safe again.
There are several ways a domestic violence attorney can help you
Are you ready to get out of the cycle you’re in? If so, then a domestic violence attorney is just the person to talk to. There are laws designed specifically to protect you. We want you to be safe and free and the law can help you do that.
For example, we can file petitions for temporary alimony and / or child custody. This is extremely helpful for people in abusive situations where their abuser is controlling finances. Unfortunately, that’s all too common a situation. We can take care of all other family law actions you may need as well, such as divorce filings or working to have child custody modified.
Do you have questions about mental abuse and whether or not it applies to your situation?
At Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell, we’ve worked with many people who simply aren’t sure if their situation really qualifies as mental abuse. Don’t stress about this. The best way to find out is to call Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell at (909) 920-0908. We know the law. We know how judges and juries react to various accusations. We know what it takes to get the legal help you need.
Your initial consultation is free and is entirely confidential. We know that it can be hard to take action. We know this is a scary situation. That’s why you want as many people on your side as possible. Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell is on your side.