Law Office Of Scott E. Elswick
Law Office Of Scott E. Elswick
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Legal Results

Reuniting Families After Addiction
Reuniting Families After Addiction

In 4 years of strong recovery from substance abuse, my Client went from prison to Unit Manager for a local chain while having no enforceable parenting time. The other parent began denying her all parenting time and contact with the children for over 2 months. We successfully secured parenting time and now she enjoys full time parenting with her children. It is an honor for me to help those in recovery move from hopeless addict to contributing member of society and full time parent.Read More

Domestic Violence For
Domestic Violence For “Gaslighting”

Domestic Violence For “Gaslighting” – I successfully leveraged an agreement to a Domestic Violence Protective Order by demonstrating evidence of “gaslighting.” Traditionally, domestic violence is thought of as physical abuse. However, “gaslighting” is a complex, systematic pattern of abuse over a period of months, or even years. It is psychological abuse which considers various actions of the abuser requiring several layers of proof. When presented with the evidence, the perpetrator agreed to a Domestic Violence Protective Order in favor of my Client.Read More

Stopped A Parent From Leaving A Child With An Accused Sex-Offender
Stopped A Parent From Leaving A Child With An Accused Sex-Offender

Stopped a parent from leaving a child in the care of an accused sex-offender. My Client was awarded primary parenting and leaving the other parent only a few hours of supervised parenting time each week.Read More

Significantly More Parenting Time
Significantly More Parenting Time

My Client went from having only weekend parenting time to having alternating weeks. My Client now cares for their child one-half the time.Read More

Captured Assets Beyond Normal Distribution
Captured Assets Beyond Normal Distribution

Leveraged an agreement where my Client received additional assets above and beyond 50% of the marital estate, including full ownership of the marital home and a 50% share of a bodily injury action which is normally not distributable in a divorce action.Read More

Stopped A False Domestic Violence Claim
Stopped A False Domestic Violence Claim

Successfully defended a false allegation of domestic violence when the accuser only wanted my Client out of the marital home and to control parenting time with the parties’ child. After having the domestic violence petition dismissed, My Client resumed regular parenting with their child and chose to get his belonging and move into his own home.Read More