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Murrieta Domestic Violence Lawyers

Experience & Compassion in Sensitive Family Matters

Mother holding two childrenDomestic violence cases are often complicated due to the intimate nature of the relationships involved. If you are the victim of a domestic violence crime or have been wrongly accused of one, the family lawyers at Penna Coker A Family Law Firm APLC can help. Our compassionate Murrieta domestic violence attorneys have the experience and knowledge to help you seek a satisfactory resolution to your situation that leaves you feeling safe and secure.

Contact our law firm at (951) 900-3342 or online for a consultation about your domestic violence case. We serve Murrieta, Menifee, Temecula, San Diego, Riverside, Lake Elsinore, and the surrounding areas.

Qualified Help for Domestic Violence Victims

With decades of experience focused solely on family law, our legal team is experienced in handling matters related to domestic violence cases. If you have been seriously threatened or injured by a significant other, someone with whom you share a child, or a blood relative, we are here to help you seek the protection you need.

The ways in which our attorneys can help domestic violence victims include:

  • Taking the necessary steps to protect your children
  • Applying for a court order to protect you from abuse, harassment, and threats of violence
  • Applying for a court order to prevent a person from coming near or entering your home
  • Applying for a court order to resolve any financial issues
  • Filing for a divorce from an abusive spouse

Where Do I Get a Restraining Order in Murrieta?

If you are a victim of domestic abuse, you have options. Call 9-1-1 if you are in immediate danger of domestic violence and an officer can help you get an emergency protective order. If you are looking to prevent future violence from a member of your household, then you can file for a restraining order.

Once you get a restraining order, your abuser will be ordered to:

  • Move out of your home (if they currently live with you)
  • Stay away from you and your children
  • Stay away from your home and place of work, as well as your kids' schools
  • No longer contact you in any way

Our Murrieta domestic violence attorneys can help you file for a restraining order in Riverside County.

Fighting for Those Falsely Accused

Quite often, individuals are falsely accused of domestic violence. We have seen this occur in situations where one party is trying to manipulate the outcome of certain events, such as divorce proceedings or child custody disputes. If you have been wrongly accused of domestic violence, our legal team can help you defend your rights and reputation.

Our lawyers can help defend you in several ways, which may include:

  • Establishing that you did not commit the act
  • Discovering inconsistencies in the alleged victim’s story
  • Demonstrating that you were not the initial aggressor, but acted in self-defense
  • Establishing the alleged victim has manipulated the court system

Contact our Murrieta family law attorneys at (951) 900-3342 for a consultation about your domestic violence case.


When We Make the Case for Our Clients, They Make the Case For Us
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  • “Excellent communication.”

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  • “Michelle and her staff made the situation very easy to deal with and gave me great advise.”


  • “I always feel good going into court at anytime with Mrs. Penna and her team on my side!”


  • “Hands down the best family law team in the area!”

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  • “I am greatly indebted and appreciate the service that she and her team provided to me and would strongly recommend her and her team to anyone who needs a fantastic Family Law firm.”

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  • “ I could not have gone through this ordeal without Michelle and her team! ”


  • “This good woman has my back and my trust, my respect and then some. I will always believe in our justice system because of this special lawyer.”

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  • “An amazing attorney one of the best in the business. Michelle was my divorce attorney 24 years ago.”

    Charlie H.

  • “Our family is whole again and a big thanks to Laurie Coker who did a top notch job representing our rights and our sons.”

    McAdams Family

  • “Michelle will help put you at ease while you go through whatever situation you are dealing with.”

    Kiley P.

  • “Everyone who works at her firm is top notch and very professional.”

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  • “I highly recommend her for your family law needs. It was the best thing I ever did!!”

    Patricia J.


How We Fight for Your Family
  • Over 34 Years of Experience Exclusively in Family Law

  • Free Consultations Directly with an Actual Partner at the Firm

  • Compassionate & Dedicated Legal Representation

  • Strong Reviews, Online Reputation & Recognitions

Call us for a free consultation today. We are eager to hear your case. Get Help Now