Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic violence charges are serious and if convicted, can affect your life forever. Call us today to discuss your situation.

Defining Emotional Abuse in California

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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


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Domestic Violence: The Definition and Potential Consequences

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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

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Less Common Types of Domestic Violence

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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

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