Category: Domestic Violence

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What if I Suspect That My Ex is Abusing My Child?

Domestic Violence

Unfortunately, accusations of child abuse are tossed around in the heat of the moment during custody disputes – and many are unfounded. This makes it more difficult for the courts to handle, especially when a legitimate case of abuse exists. Many of the accusations that courts deal with are based…

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Domestic Violence and Restraining Orders when Married

Divorce | Domestic Violence

Marriage can be one of the most difficult relationships for people today. This could be why nearly half of all marriages end in divorce in the United States. What should you do as a victim of domestic violence while married? How do you get a restraining order while married?

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How Can You Protect Yourself From a Violent and Dangerous Partner?

Domestic Violence | Sarieh Law Offices

Is your spouse physically rough or violent with you or your children? Have you ever felt threatened or physically uncomfortable in your own home due to your spouse’s behavior or threatening attitude? Domestic abuse is a serious problem, and living in an abusive marriage can feel like being trapped inside…

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Domestic Violence and Its Effect on Custodial Rights

Child Custody | Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is defined as abuse perpetrated against any of the following persons: a spouse or former spouse, a cohabitant or former cohabitant, a person with whom the respondent is having or has had a dating or engagement relationship, a person with whom the respondent has had a child, a…

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What if a Domestic Violence Restraining Order is Granted Against Me?

Divorce | Domestic Partnership | Domestic Violence

First of all, a domestic violence restraining order, if it’s granted against you, it will be on your records and may affect job application. But most importantly, if you have a child, there is a presumption under the law that if you are the perpetrator of a domestic violence act,…