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- How Do You Report Suspected Child Abuse or Neglect?
Child abuse and neglect are ugly realities. Turning a blind eye to the act can doom a child to serious injury, emotional trauma, or even death. Children are the victims least able to stand up for themselves since they depend entirely upon their parents for food, care, and legal status. So what do you do if you suspect child abuse or neglect? How can you report it and protect a child in danger?
- A Divorce Lawyer's Practical Tips on Minimizing the Effects of Divorce on Kids!
It is undisputed that divorce has long-term effects on children, such as depression, trust issues, social difficulties and anxiety. When divorce is necessary, it is important to pay very close attention to how the divorce is affecting the children.
- Domestic Battery Laws in Nevada
Learn about Nevada's domestic battery laws and the penalties imposed by the state for conviction of these offenses.
- African American Women Disproportionately At Risk For Death by Domestic Violence
Domestic violence can happen anywhere and is not bound by race, religion, or socio-economic status. But, recent studies show that African American women are at three times the risk of experiencing a lethal domestic violence event than any other racial groups in America. Indeed, domestic violence murders are among the leading causes of death of black women ages 15 to 35.
- George Zimmerman: Domestic Violence Raises Questions About Use of Violence and Florida Stand Your Ground Law
On September 9, 2013, George Zimmerman, infamous after his slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and subsequent acquittal, made headlines again over a domestic violence dispute. Shellie Zimmerman, George Zimmerman's wife, told a 911 operator that her husband George "was going to shoot" her and her father at their Florida home. So, would she have had the right to shoot George Zimmerman had he threatened violence?
- Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
In general, domestic violence restraining order laws establish who can file for an order, under what circumstances, what protection or relief a person can get from such an order, and how the order will be enforced by the authorities.
- Legal Consequences of Child Abuse
Child abuse is never acceptable. Of course, what constitutes child support and what is discipline may sometimes be a gray zone. While the government stays out of our personal relationships in most instances, when it comes to child abuse and domestic violence there can be serious legal consequences. Thus, it is important to know what type of behavior is considered abusive and against the law, and the legal consequences those accused of abuse may face.
- Domestic Violence: California Penal Code 273.5
California domestic violence law has changed a lot over the years. The author explains how things have changed as well as the influences that spurred changes.
- Dealing with Domestic Violence
Domestic violence is an unfortunate reality, and many are surprised to find just how prevalent it is.
- Charged with Domestic Violence?
by Galanter Law
When most people think of domestic violence, they think of some sort of physical confrontation between husband and wife or romantic partners. While this is true, keep in mind that the definition of domestic violence of Florida is very expansive and includes many other types of criminal actions.