Posts Tagged ‘domestic violence’

Remarriage and How Your Custody Case Could be Affected

In most cases, a spouse can get remarried without any other issues calling a new order into question. However, sometimes the new relationship affects the child or their relationship with the other parent based on various factors. In these cases, custody could be affected and you could end up back in court making a new… Continue reading →

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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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Are You Ever Able to Drop Charges of Domestic Violence?

If you were the victim in a domestic violence case, you may be confused and scared about many of the matters you are dealing with in your daily life – especially if your abuser is also your spouse. In some situations, your spouse may have been reported to the police even if you didn’t want… Continue reading →

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Is Domestic Violence a Felony or Misdemeanor?

Domestic violence cases can be very unique depending on the circumstances involved, ranging from very serious to very minor. Truthfully, domestic violence can be either a felony or a misdemeanor based on this information. There are some aspects to be met to be able to define the two. Misdemeanor Domestic Violence If somebody has committed… Continue reading →

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How to Stop Domestic Violence

Domestic violence has been a large social and criminal concern for a very long time, and it continues to be so. Many victims of domestic violence don’t feel comfortable calling the police or doing anything that may get their abuser in any kind of trouble, because they are afraid of the repercussions they will suffer… Continue reading →

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Types of Domestic Abuse, How a Family Law Attorney Can Help

Domestic Abuse, or Domestic Violence, is defined by the Department of Justice as patterned abusive behavior in any relationship used by one partner to gain or maintain control of their intimate partner. There are many types of domestic abuse, many ways one partner may inflict suffering on another, and many, many people, especially women, who… Continue reading →

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5 Things a Domestic Violence Lawyer Can Do To Help You

Victims of domestic abuse are often hesitant to reach out for help. They may feel trapped because they fear more abuse, or do not have enough resources to figure out how to leave.  Victims do have the option to call the National Sexual Violence Hotline, and victims should always call the police if they are… Continue reading →

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My son went with his mother for the summer, she refuses to return him to me. What should I do next?

In cases where a child is being kept from them, parents cannot wait for a hearing to modify custody orders, especially if the child may be in danger. In cases where you need a decision from the judge right away, you can file for an emergency motion, or temporary orders. Temporary orders are valid until… Continue reading →

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I’m A Domestic Violence Victim

In the state of California, domestic violence is a very serious issue. California Penal Code Section 13700 states, “Abuse means intentionally or recklessly causing or attempting to cause bodily injury, or placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent serious bodily injury to himself or herself, or another.” Domestic violence means, “Abuse committed against an… Continue reading →

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Help! I’m In an Abusive Relationship

Do you feel alone in your relationship? If you’re in an abusive relationship, your abuser most probably has isolated you from your friends and family. He has made you financially, socially and physically dependent on him. Learning how to leave an abusive relationship is a process that takes time. Plus, leaving an abusive relationship is… Continue reading →

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