Every married couple argues. Every married couple can have dramatic fights that elevate to a level neither wanted it to go. But when that anger is especially one-sided, or probes deeper levels of psychological distress, it is considered domestic abuse. Normal arguing does not leave one spouse frightened of the other, or fearing that he … Continue reading
Category: Domestic Violence
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October was domestic violence awareness month. With that in mind, it is important to understand what domestic violence actually represents, along with some ways a victims of such actions can seek help. Domestic violence, most often perpetuated by a spouse or domestic partner, can have several definitions—one does not have to be physically assaulted for the … Continue reading
The idea that the rate of domestic violence increases during the holidays is nothing new, and if often brought to the attention of a national audience by sensational local news and media. Yet the sensationalism around such cases may in fact be warranted—domestic violence rates do tend to tick up during the holidays, as evidenced by … Continue reading
If you have been accused of domestic violence, it can be a long road to clear your name and to move on. Because of the nature of the crime, it can be difficult to absolve yourself of the accusation, even if you are found not guilty in a court of law. This can manifest in … Continue reading
While the term “domestic violence” conjures images of battered women and abused children, the legal definition of domestic violence is not limited to this type of physical injury. The common definition does, perhaps, have validity; by far the most common type of domestic violence, physical violence affects approximately 40 percent of California women in their … Continue reading