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Is it abuse?

Sure, good people argue. They grow angry, frustrated, or scared. They may say or do things they regret. And married couples often adopt household roles voluntarily; one person might manage finances and work outside the home, while the other cares for their children.

What happens to someone who violates an order of protection?

Victims of domestic violence have the option of requesting an order for protection to stop a person from coming near them, contacting them and possessing a firearm. These orders come from the courts and can prevent further abuse and violence. 

Approaching divorce as a victim of domestic violence

Divorce can be difficult for any person, but if you are the victim of domestic violence or abuse, you could be particularly fearful about the process. Will you be safe? Will you have to sit in a room with your spouse and have to negotiate a settlement? How will you be able to support yourself when your spouse controls the finances?

Tips for avoiding holiday domestic violence

It's a sad fact that for some families, the holidays are less a source of joy and more an occasion of domestic violence. The stresses of holiday shopping, overspending and extended periods around difficult family members can take a toll on even the most even-keeled among us. For those already keeping their tempers on a short leash, the holidays can tip the apple cart into a disastrous direction.

How is child abuse defined under the law?

Most states define child abuse as any type of cruelty against a child. This is not limited just to physical abuse, but includes mental abuse also. In some states, it is a law that caregivers must report suspected child abuse. This is in an effort to limit unreported child abuse cases. This blog gives a brief overview of the elements of child abuse under the law.

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