AR Domestic Violence Lawyer
When an individual willfully and knowingly causes harm to someone in their immediate family or another member of their household, domestic violence occurs. Domestic violence may involve actual physical harm or the use of threats in order to induce fear or imminent harm. Regardless of whether you are being accused of domestic violence or concerned that you are the victim of it, you need an experienced domestic violence lawyer from AR Law Group by your side.
Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Bill, 2016
The passing of the Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Bill in 2016 protects women against a whole varieties of crimes. These crimes include protection against domestic, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, stalking and also cyber crimes. Furthermore for the first time in the history of Pakistan, this bill includes an implementation mechanisms through the district of Violence Against Women Centres (VAWs), court orders and also has clauses about the GPS tracking of offenders to enforce protection of the women.
Please feel free to read the act here.
The Domestic Violence Law includes.
- Assault or sexual assault
- Sexual contact or lewdness
- Robbery or burglary
- Stalking or harassment
- Criminal mischief or trespass
- Dowry deaths
- Honor killing
When it comes to Domestic violence laws, each province has it’s own set of legal statutes addressing this issue with the exception of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. For the purposes of this section we have tried to assemble laws concerning domestic violence in various parts of Pakistan – although it should be kept in mind that these laws have a similar content with some variations.
Call a Domestic Violence Lawyer at AR Law Group
AR Law Group has years of experience representing alleged victims as well as individuals who are accused of domestic violence. If you are involved in a domestic violence case, call one of our domestic violence attorneys for a free case evaluation. We will investigate your case and make every effort to improve the outcome of your situation.