Recent Posts in Domestic Violence Category

  • A Closer Look at Child Abuse Cases

    || 28-Jun-2013

    We are all likely aware of Child Protective Services, a state government agency which acts as a means of enforcing laws for those children who are at risk of abuse in the home. Obviously, state laws prohibit the abuse of a child, which has criminalizing consequences, however these agencies are used as a means of specifically helping the children. Generally these types of cases are involving the ...
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  • Temporary Restraining Orders

    || 5-Jun-2013

    A temporary restraining order (TRO) has been established to act as a protective measure given by the court to someone who believes that their life, or that of their children, is being placed at risk. In most cases, if someone is seeking to physically harm you or is otherwise stalking you, then you will want to contact a family attorney in order to pursue a TRO for your own protection. This ...
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  • Domestic Violence and Child Custody

    || 31-May-2013

    Living in the fear of you or your children being harmed is no way that a person should have to live. If you are a parent whose spouse is a violent person, it is your right and responsibility to get out of that life threatening environment and protect yourself and the kids. Whether this is an ongoing situation, or your spouse is just beginning to act harshly to your or the kids, now is the time to ...
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  • At The Hunter Law Group, we encounter all kinds of family law situations, some of which involve domestic violence situations. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), one in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime, and children who witness violence between their parents or caretakers are at the greatest risk of transmitting violent behavior ...
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  • Domestic Violence and Divorce

    || 24-May-2013

    Under state law, domestic violence is any form of abusive, violent, threatening or intimidating actions or words, which are inflicted upon one member of a family or household, by another family member or loved one. A report from the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence indicates that approximately 85% of domestic violence victims are women and 15% are men. An individual's race, sex, ...
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