Posts Tagged ‘abuse’

Reunification Counseling and How We Can Help You

Because everybody has diverse custodial situations, it can sometimes be difficult to assess what the next steps should be when a child has been separated from their parents for some time. These circumstances happen for a variety of reasons, including abuse, drug use situations, and relationships involving parental alienation. When a child has been separated… Continue reading →

Factors to be Considered in Grandparent Visitation Cases

Sometimes, it is necessary for a grandparent to receive visitation to be a part of a child’s life. However, as you will find in California custody court, not every situation calls for grandparent visitation when considering the best interests of the child. When certain conditions are met, a grandparent may receive visitation or custody of… Continue reading →

What Are my Rights in a Divorce with Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence in marriages is a very real issue, and something that is sadly overlooked all too often. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence has found that a woman is assaulted or beaten in the U.S. every 9 seconds, and domestic violence hotlines get about 28,000 calls each day. In many of these situations, there… Continue reading →

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Emotional Abuse in Your Relationship and Its Role in Divorce

When you want to divorce an emotionally abusive partner, you may think that these details will not have any effect on your divorce. However, this is far from the truth. The truth of the matter is that any type of abuse against a partner must be visited in divorce proceedings, especially in cases where assets… Continue reading →

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Domestic Violence: Should You Report and Document Abuse?

When you are being physically or emotionally abused, you should always report the abuse to have documentation in your case down the road. If you are going through the divorce process and you have suffered from domestic violence, reporting can help you make your case and show clear evidence when you are dealing with custody… Continue reading →

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Collecting Evidence When You May Have a Child Neglect Case

At The Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we understand that your family law case is extremely important, especially when it involves your children. This is why, if you believe child neglect or abuse is taking place, it is important to gather as much evidence as necessary to make your case. This will not only… Continue reading →

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Types of Child Abuse You May Find in Your Custody Case

When you are involved in a custody case and child abuse is at the center of it all, you may have many concerns about your child’s safety. There are many types of child abuse that we will discuss with you today to give you a better understanding of what you may witness in your case… Continue reading →

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What to Expect Going Into a Domestic Violence Hearing

Domestic violence is on the rise, unfortunately – which is one of the reasons why you may need an attorney who specializes in these unique and desperate cases. The statistics are alarming: An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by a partner every year. In up to 80% of intimate partner homicides,… Continue reading →

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Domestic Battery Laws and Charges in California

Domestic abuse occurs when physical violence takes place between two people who are married, live together, or are dating. If your partner has assaulted you, this is known as domestic battery, domestic violence, domestic abuse, or assault family violence. Criminal battery allegations can be very serious, but domestic battery charges are generally the most serious… Continue reading →

What Are Restraining Orders for Domestic Abuse?

There are many types of domestic violence, including physical, emotional, psychological, sexual, and economic. Many people become victim to abuse every year when their intimate partner attempts to control these aspects of their life to make them feel intimidated, frightened, or humiliated. Because of this, a partner or spouse may need protection. This is where… Continue reading →

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