Domestic Violence Over 15 Years of Family Law Experience

Concord Domestic Violence Attorney

Trusted Advocacy for Families in Cabarrus & Stanly Counties

In North Carolina, family law is easily one of the most complex areas of our justice system. While the intricacies and state-specific nuances of family law disputes can be a source of confusion and frustration for many Concord families, the emotional and financial toll of family matters like divorce and property division can elevate couples’ stress significantly. 

While many families are fortunate enough to resolve family disputes with minimal conflict, this isn’t the case for every couple. In serious cases, domestic violence can be an alarming and dire issue to resolve in family court and threaten the safety of you and your loved ones. For families with children, the stakes can be significantly higher. That’s why it’s imperative to consult with a trusted domestic violence attorney as soon as possible when experiencing domestic abuse within your family. 

Luckily, our seasoned family lawyer at The Law Offices of Annette R. Heim, P.A. has extensive experience helping North Carolina clients navigate the sensitive and often dangerous nature of domestic violence cases in family courts. Attorney Heim is known for providing honest and direct counsel to her clients while guiding their legal steps with wisdom and compassion. Reach out to our firm to learn how we can help restore the safety of you and your loved ones after domestic abuse. 

Our family law firm can help restore the safety, peace, and well-being of your family after domestic violence. Call (704) 912-0353 to schedule a consultation.

What Is Domestic Violence?

If you or a loved one have been affected by domestic violence, our experienced team of family lawyers is here to help. We understand the seriousness and sensitivity of domestic violence cases, and we are committed to providing compassionate support and expert legal representation to residents of Concord, North Carolina.

Domestic Violence Laws in NC

In North Carolina, domestic violence is broadly defined as any act of physical or mental abuse committed by a household member against another household member. It can occur between current or former spouses, romantic partners, individuals with a child in common, or family members who live together.

Our Guiding Values in Family Law

Compassionate Advocacy, Swift Solutions.
  • Honesty, Wisdom, and Integrity
    At our firm, we uphold the highest standards of honesty, wisdom, and integrity. We understand the importance of trust in attorney-client relationships, especially in sensitive family matters. Attorney Annette R. Heim is dedicated to providing transparent and honest communication, guiding you with wisdom gained through experience, and upholding the integrity of the legal profession. You can rely on us to handle your case with professionalism, honesty, and a steadfast commitment to your best interests.
  • Compassionate Advocacy from Start to Finish
    Attorney Annette R. Heim and her team offer more than just legal representation; we provide unwavering support and compassionate advocacy throughout the entire legal process. With us by your side, you can expect dedicated and knowledgeable assistance from the initial consultation to the resolution of your case. We are here to stand up for you and your family's rights, ensuring that your voice is heard in the courtroom.
  • Tailored Legal Strategies for Your Unique Situation
    We recognize that every family case is distinct, shaped by its unique individuals and circumstances. Our firm is committed to developing customized legal strategies tailored to your specific goals and challenges. By understanding your unique situation, we can provide effective and personalized legal solutions to protect your rights and the well-being of your loved ones.
  • Empathetic Guidance in Difficult Times
    Attorney Annette R. Heim and her firm understand the emotional and financial challenges that accompany family law disputes. We are dedicated to providing compassionate and empathetic guidance, helping you navigate through the complexities of divorce, custody battles, and domestic violence cases.

Words from Our Clients

Discover the experiences of others who entrusted us with their family law matters. Read what our clients have to say about their journey with us. These testimonials reflect the compassion, dedication, and expertise we bring to every case. Your satisfaction and peace of mind are our greatest achievements. Take a moment to explore their stories.

    "Recommend 110%."
    Annette and her staff helped me when I needed it most. They listened to me, formulated a simple plan, accomplished it and got me even more than I had hoped for.
    - Pete H.
    "She fights for you!"
    Annette has represented us for over 12 yrs. She has a quality of class that you can't find in lawyers today. It's not about the money it's about the people she represents.
    - Gene G.
    "Annette is definitely the one you want to hire."
    During these situations, passions can run high. The best thing to do is to keep your head in the game and focus on the best interests of the child/children. Annette is the one that will help you stay focused on the facts, the case, and your goal.
    - Kelly F.
    "I would recommend Annette Heim!"
    Annette Heim came in my life exactly when I needed her. She helped me through the most challenging times of my life.
    - Daisy T.
    "Annette is a Go-Getter!"
    Integrity and a considerable amount of ability I would highly recommend using Annette Heim to represent your family and the interests of the family. She represented me when I needed her Professional Integrity and someone to represent me.
    - Ned F.
    "Proud To Know Her!"
    Annette is a personal friend and once was my attorney. I am proud to know her.
    - Richard G.
    "One of the Best!"
    One of the best law firms in North Carolina they continue to amaze me.
    - Rick C.
    "Very Honest Legal Team!"
    Annette and team they are so kind and she will listen to you and just be honest with you. We highly recommend her services.
    - Kaleigh R.

What Constitutes Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence can manifest in various forms. In North Carolina, common types of domestic violence include: 

  • Physical Abuse: Physical violence or harm inflicted on a household member, such as hitting, punching, kicking, or restraining.
  • Emotional Abuse: Behaviors that inflict emotional pain, including threats, intimidation, humiliation, or manipulation.
  • Sexual Abuse: Any non-consensual sexual act or coercive behavior within a domestic relationship.
  • Financial Abuse: Controlling or manipulating a household member's finances, limiting access to money, or preventing financial independence.
  • Stalking: Repeatedly following, harassing, or monitoring a household member through various means, including in-person, online, or by phone.
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