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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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
How are we Protecting Victims in This Digital Age?
In our digital age where nearly everybody has a cell phone, it has become increasingly difficult for victims of domestic abuse to break away from their abusers. When people are connected in every single way, it sometimes makes it easier for abusers to track down their victims. However, California is putting new measures in place… Continue reading →
How Do I Know if It’s Domestic Violence?
Did you know that a woman is assaulted or beaten in the U.S. every 9 seconds? A surprising fact is that 1 in 3 women have been physically abused by an intimate partner at some point in their lives. Many of the women who are being abused and getting a divorce will find themselves in… Continue reading →
False Allegations of Abuse Singling Out Men in Divorce
False allegations of abuse happen all the time in cases of divorce, and sometimes the courts will side with the person making up stories. Unfortunately, the consequences are almost always undesirable. You may be shocked to know that up to 70% of cases involving allegations of abuse during custody disputes after divorce are untrue. The… Continue reading →
How is Child Support Determined in California?
If you are part of a child support petition, you may wonder what will affect the amount of child support that you must pay or how much you should expect as the receiving parent. California child support is determined under California Family Code Section 4050 in any situation involving support, such as dissolutions, paternity, and… Continue reading →
How Domestic Violence Affects Child Custody in California
In California, if you are dealing with a domestic violence case and wish to obtain custody of your child after an event, there are many agencies that are able to provide you with legal help. After you have been involved in a domestic violence case, you may feel scared or uncertain of what will happen… Continue reading →