It is common knowledge that most, but not all, domestic violence occurs where the female is the victim. Studies conducted in Texas have shown that 23% of women in the state claimed to have experienced physical abuse, and 13% of the women had claimed to have experienced both physical abuse and sexual abuse. During couple break-ups especially, family disputes can become heated and emotionally charged. If you and/or your children have become a victim of physical violence, or you and/or your children are under a threat of physical violence, you should take immediate steps to protect yourselves. The very first step you should take is to contact law enforcement. Thereafter, you should contact an experienced San Antonio protective orders lawyer. The experienced attorneys at our firm are ready to battle to protect your interests and your health. Do not hesitate and wait too long during such a crises.