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New Law Correlates Domestic Violence

Current law states that custody should be granted according to the best interest of the child. It is the public…

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Leaving Doesn’t Mean It’s Over

It’s hard to be in an abusive relationship. Whether you or someone you love have had to hide bruises, protect…

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It Happens to Him, Too.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, which means increased awareness about the atrocities of domestic violence and its devastating effect…

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How Long Do Domestic Violence Orders Last?

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders (DVRO), unfortunately, can be very confusing, especially in the area of duration. What needs to be…

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Domestic Violence: What is the Cost and What are Your Options?

The health effects of domestic violence are devastating. Domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women in the15-44…

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Domestic Violence and Spousal Support

Domestic violence, known as the “quiet epidemic,” is often a taboo topic, or considered a private, family matter. According to…

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Domestic Violence – It’s Complicated

If you’re wondering if you can get a restraining order against your spouse or partner; let’s start with some information…

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Can You Sue Someone for Emotional Distress?

Can you sue someone for emotional distress? If this is what bothers you, then read this article to get your…

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Broad Definition of “Abuse” Upheld Again

A recent case has again come down from the Appellate Courts upholding the broad definition of abuse. In Burquet v….

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Alleged Abuser Recovered Memory

James, the adoptive father of Kathleen, filed a lawsuit against Kathleen’s therapist, alleging that he was wrongfully accused of sexually…

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