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How an Allegation of Violence Impacts a Child Custody Case

An allegation of violence against a child or the other spouse can have a fundamental impact on a child custody case in Georgia. Divorce is difficult enough at the best of times. If you are trying to escape from an … Continue reading

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Fear of Deportation Keeping Immigrants From Reporting Domestic Violence

From The New York Times: For years, she slept with a gun under her pillow, living in fear of a boyfriend who beat her, controlled her life and threatened to kill her and her children. Domenica, who came to this… … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Can Have Lifelong Effects

Domestic violence can take on many forms of physical, psychological, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse. While it certainly affects males, the main victims of domestic violence are females, the majority between ages 18 and 24. This is found to be … Continue reading

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Threats and Stalking Can Result in Washington Domestic Violence Protection Order

Romantic and familial relationships can grow contentious and sometimes become violent.  Sometimes relationships can become so contentious that one party seeks to have a court intervene and issue a civil protection order to prevent the other party from contacting them … Continue reading

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Healing the Healers: Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings

On April 17, the Joint Commission—a nonprofit organization that provides accreditations to health care organizations—issued a list of seven steps hospitals should take to improve safety and reduce the risk of workplace violence perpetrated by employees, patients, and visitors. While … Continue reading

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