Handling family law issues in Missoula, MT., S. DeBoer has experience in a range of domestic violence cases over the last decade or more, most of them involving the causing of bodily injury of a previous or current spouse. In Montana, domestic violence is defined as including some form of exerting power over a current or former partner usually through fear of the possibility of harm. It can include neglect or abuse that is either inherently physical, sexual, emotional, social, verbal, cultural, financial, spiritual, modern slavery, organizational, institutional, or discriminatory.
Negligently causing bodily injury with a weapon, or creating a reasonable apprehension of bodily injury against a partner or family member carries with it a heavy penalty in Montana if it is a repeated offense. Measures used to ensure the safety of the victim from possible future harm can include temporary or permanent protective or restraining orders placed against the perpetrator. S. DeBoer has handled some of the most complicated and traumatic cases with satisfactory to beneficial outcomes for all parties involved.
As one of the leading family law experts in domestic abuse, Stephanie understands the real struggles of Montanans in crisis. With a mission to relieve her clients of suffering by swiftly resolving even the most complex of cases, S. DeBoer approaches each situation with an objective eye. She also endeavors to lead with a compassionate guiding hand to help bring accountability, justice, and closure to what is usually a traumatic situation.