Accusations of domestic violence or child abuse can have significant impact in a divorce case, or a post-divorce child custody or support case. Once you and your children are safe, you should immediately consult an experienced family lawyer. Accusations of domestic violence or child abuse are serious charges and must be proven in court. If they are, the charges may well have an impact on child custody, child and spousal support, and other issues. Again an experienced family lawyer can assist you in these matters.