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- 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 isnít 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 thereís 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?
- 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?