U.S. Supreme Court Decides What Constitutes Domestic Violence
Today, in the matter of U.S. v. Castleman, 12–1371, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision relating to what constitutes a “misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.” The brief backgro…
What Happens When Charges Are Pressed for Domestic Violence Arrests in Atwater, CA; Bail & More
If you talk to officers about what are some of the most common arrests that they make, domestic violence is one of the top. It may surprise you to know... more »
This Disturbing Video Shows How Unlikely We Are To Intervene When We See Domestic Violence
It's another social experiment, but this one really works: What would you do? Contains NSFW language and distressing scenes.
Domestic Violence Charges in Illinois
Domestic violence charges in Illinois can result in serious consequences. Our Joliet criminal defense lawyers will fight aggressively to protect you.
What is the Definition of Domestic Violence?
In the first of our blog series on domestic abuse, we examine what is considered the legal definition of domestic violence in New Jersey.
What qualifies for a domestic violence charge?
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What are the penalties for a domestic violence conviction?
This is a post on consequences of a domestic violence conviction. This post focuses on the penalties for such a conviction.
How to Get a Domestic Violence Charge Dismissed
If you've been falsely accused of domestic violence, the process can be frustrating -- restraining orders, court dates, and attorneys' fees, and that doesn't even include a possible arrest or jail time. The process can also be frightening if you're...
How to Beat a Domestic Violence Charge
If you have been falsely charged with domestic violence, then rest assured that you have defenses to the charge. You can argue that the violence never occurred or that you were actually the victim and acting in self-defense. Defeating a...
Domestic violence: What can
Different states have different rules on whether child victims can be named in the media which can be confusing but we must get the facts right in this important press freedom debate.
How to Drop a Domestic Violence Charge
Need help dropping charges for domestic violence? Find out what you can do to get the charges against you or your loved one dropped. Attorney assistance.
Why Are False Domestic Violence Charges Are So Common?
False DV charges occur for a variety of different reasons. Find out why people across the United States are lying about abuse.
How to Deal with Domestic Violence
When Domestic Issues Affect Work No matter how well a business operates there are circumstances that can occur beyond the control of an organization. It is important to have resources available to assist. One issue that is extremely difficult to address is domestic violence. Kiffy Werkheiser, of the James House,...
Domestic Violence: What is Gaslighting?
Gaslighting is when your intimate partner psychologically abuses you, making you doubt your thoughts and memories. It's a powerful form of domestic abuse.
What are Texas domestic violence laws and penalties?
A common question I get is What are Texas domestic violence laws and penalties? Domestic violence is treated very seriously in Texas.
What Makes a Domestic Violence Charge 'Aggravated' in NC?
Statistics show that 10 million people throughout the United States are abused by an intimate partner annually. Simply put, domestic violence, which also covers abuse between family members and roommates, is an epidemic. Because of this, all kinds of laws have been put on the books over the last few decades, with some more serious than others. Our state has “simple” assault charges for less serious…
Domestic Violence: How To Help
This week on Ask a Woman, we’re addressing a question which is, unfortunately, still highly relevant—particularly in the United States, where a woman is assaulted or beaten by an inti... - Conversations about gender are frequently one-sided and tend to focus on women’s perspectives. What does it mean to be a man at work and in society?
What is Domestic Violence
Top Gun Lobbyist Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
Clark Aposhian, a chief lobbyist for gun rights in Utah,
Domestic Violence: What to do as a Victim
What to Do as a Victim What To Do If You Are a Victim of Domestic Violence 1. Call 911 and report the incident. Write down the police report/incident number and keep with your records 2. If necessary, seek medical attention. Have injuries documented and photographed. 3. Go to a safe place such as a domestic violence shelter. 4. Seek the support of caring people. Tell someone you trust about the abuse. They may be your friend, a family member, a neighbor, a…