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- Domestic Violence Offenses in the Tampa Bay Area
In Florida, domestic violence is defined as any assault, battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in injury or death of one family or household member by another family or household member.
- Challenges of Divorce Series: Part 1 - Single Parenting and Crime Rates in Utah
The hardest thing to face as a single parent in Utah are the intense emotions associated with being both a mother and a father to a child. This is further magnified when the other parent is absent or is deliberately not doing anything to fulfill his/her part in the caring for the children. More often than not, the single parent’s psychological well being bogs down.
- How Can Community Engagement Prevent Domestic Abuse?
Until now, the term “domestic violence” has been used extensively to describe abuse that happens between the two members of a relationship, be it spouses, same sex couples, roommates, or family members.
- Supreme Court Ruling: Man Convicted of Domestic Violence Barred from Possessing a Gun
This article talks about an important U.S. Supreme Court decision issued in the case of U.S. v. Castleman, 12-1371. This was a unanimous opinion dealing with the ability of an individual convicted of domestic violence to possess a firearm.
- Elder Abuse Hurts Families
The cycle of violence is hard to break. Problems can occur when a child that was abused becomes the caregiver for the parent that did the abusing. Elder abuse can be the result when a child that was abused is forced to take care of a parent later in life.
- Protecting Your Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Child and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
No conscientious parent would allow their special needs child with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder( ADHD) to be abused in a Florida dissolution of marriage case paternity case or complex custody matter. If you have a sense that your special needs child with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is the subject of abuse then you must address that issue with your Florida family lawyer.
- The Link Between Alcohol and Domestic Violence Crimes
Someone who drinks excessively and then commits a domestic violent crime probably isn’t thinking about the legal consequences of their actions.
- Is Prosecution Always the Best Way to Stop Domestic Violence?
Everyone knows that domestic violence is a significant problem in our country, mainly for women. Things have slowly been getting better in recent years due to changes in the law and raising awareness about the issue, but there’s a long way to go, and part of the conversation needs to involve the effectiveness of the methods we use to punish offenders.
- Can Accusers Drop Domestic Violence Charges after an Arrest in Utah?
In the heat of a domestic argument or in an effort to gain advantage in divorce, one party may call the police to falsely accuse another of domestic violence.
- 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?