There are two common scenarios for family violence in the court system—physical or emotional violence committed against a partner and/or the children and false or exaggerated claims of family violence by a partner in order to gain a leg up in custody or divorce proceedings. Dating or cohabiting partners, as well as ex-spouses and former partners, can qualify for protection under the Texas Family Code just like current spouses. If you are the victim of family violence, or the victim of false allegations, our team has experience litigating and settling these cases and can help.