Have You Been Charged With Domestic Violence?

Wilmington Domestic Violence Lawyer

Serving Defendants & Victims of Domestic Violence

James F. Rutherford, Attorney at Law represents both sides of domestic violence cases - victims and defendants. Talk to our Wilmington NC domestic violence attorney to learn more about our skilled Wilmington domestic violence lawyer. We understand the complexities in cases involving domestic violence and we are dedicated to helping you make sure your voice is heard by the courts.

Domestic violence cases typically involve individuals who are:

  • Current or former spouses
  • In a dating relationship
  • Related either as a parent or a child
  • Household members

We’re ready to help you. Schedule a FREE case review today.

Need a Restraining Order?

There are two types of restraining orders available: ex parte temporary protective orders and a final domestic violence protective order. When you file for a protective order, the judge may issue an ex parte temporary order if you are in immediate danger. This order is meant to protect you until a full court hearing takes place. After the court hearing, if the judge finds your case to be of merit, then you may be granted a final domestic violence protective order.

Defending Domestic Violence Charges

Our Wilmington criminal defense attorney also represents those who have been accused of domestic violence. Domestic violence accusations can affect your reputation, jeopardize your career, and lead to criminal charges. We are committed to aggressively fighting your charges and working to minimize the impact they have on your future.

Call James F. Rutherford, Attorney at Law at (910) 595-1377 to discuss your matter with a seasoned domestic violence attorney in Wilmington, NC.

Our Clients Share Their Experience

  • “James Rutherford is the by far the best attorney to have to see you through your case.”

    John

  • “He prepared us both for the proceedings and made the experience as stress-free as possible.”

    Kara B.

  • “He went above and beyond his duties as an attorney and handled my case with skill and tact.”

    Michael

  • “James listened with intention, developed a strategy, thoroughly prepared me and completely made me feel assured that justice was on my side. ”

    Susan W.

  • “He was always in great communication with us, organized, and reliable, which gave us the utmost confidence in him.”

    Lori

  • “James is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients.”

    Dale

  • “You could see it on his face he actually cares about children in the school and their rights as individuals.”

    Dimitrius

  • “He was able to get it dismissed and also represented my father who also won his case.”

    Elisha

  • “He stepped up and did an outstanding job.”

    Susan

  • “Outstanding professional, you're in great hands from the start.”

    Bruce

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