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- How Common Is Assault Against Men?
In Florida, assault occurs when an individual intentionally threatens another person with violence, placing the victim in fear of an imminent attack. A person commits battery when they actually commit the violent act. Florida's domestic violence statute incorporates both assault and battery, along with other offenses, such as stalking, kidnapping, and false imprisonment.
- Can Your Wife or Husband Dime You Out?
We’ve watched the scene unfold on television before, a couple discusses their pending legal doom, things are bleak, then somehow they realize they can’t be forced to testify against one another, and suddenly, there is hope these troubles can be averted.
- How to Stop Domestic Violence
Black eyes, broken bones, missed days from school or work. For some, these may seem familiar. Whether they are occurring to you or someone you know, it is important to know that we can all help stop domestic violence.
- The Formidable Challenges Victims of Domestic Violence Face
In American culture, domestic violence and sexual assault have traditionally been treated as embarrassing secrets that must be hidden at all costs. However, our society’s views on such subjects are evolving, and victims no longer have to suffer in silence.
- Restricting Alcohol May Reduce Domestic Violence
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. In a recent correlating study, the CDC linked excessive alcohol use with domestic violence.
- New Illinois Domestic Violence Law
The Illinois legislature has recently taken critical, necessary steps to ensure the safety of women suffering from domestic violence.
- Domestic Violence: A Heavy Accusation
Domestic violence is a serious accusation and can have devastating effects on the life of those accused.
- Surviving During the Holidays in a Divorce or Legal Separation
In Illinois, there are parents with physical custody of the children, often referred to as residential custody, and there are non-residential custodial parents with visitation rights. In any divorce in which the parties are parents, often, divorce lawyers will tell you that the primary issue is often the division of visitation time with the kids. The most sought after parenting time is during the holidays when families are expected to be together and the kids are not in school.
- Battery Domestic Violence with Strangulation in Las Vegas, Nevada
Battery domestic violence is a misdemeanor case in Las Vegas Nevada. But a domestic battery by strangulation is taken more seriously and can result in a felony charge.
- Evidence Needed for a Family Violence Protective Order
Seeking a protective order after an instance of family violence can be complex. A protective order can be used to help a victim of family violence feel safer by restricting his or her interactions with the alleged abuser. However, there are several elements that must be proven to ensure a court would approve a protective order.