Pandemic Brings an Increase in Domestic Violence Charges: What This Means for You

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The COVID-19 pandemic and its shelter-in-place orders are the reason behind a 10.2% increase in reports of domestic violence. This increase is driven by calls from households that have no prior domestic violence history. We are not accustomed to having our freedoms restricted or being forced into spending all day, every day, with other members of […]

Can a Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges?

Can a Victim Drop Domestic Violence Charges

Each year, more than 10 million Americans experience domestic violence. Many of these incidents are reported to the police by victims themselves or by third parties. In either case, once the police get involved, things can become complicated. Victims are often unaware of how the process works. They can be startled to discover that they cannot have domestic violence charges […]

Will DUI Affect Child Custody?

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Dealing with a separation is already painful. Adding to that, you could be facing a child custody battle. Then you get a DUI and start to panic. What if you lose your kids over this? Could this hurt you in the divorce proceedings? Are you afraid your DUI charges may affect winning custody of your […]

How a Domestic Violence Lawyer Protects You

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If you have found yourself in a domestic violence case, you might not know all the options available to you. Keep in mind, these cases are unique and involves abuse between you and an intimate partner or family member. This includes spouses that were former or current, dating partner, someone who is living with you, […]