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Different Types of Domestic Violence?

The scourge of domestic violence is a problem that seemingly gets worse every year, with an average victim being attacked once every nine seconds. While no age bracket is immune to this issue, women between the ages of 18 and 24 are the most vulnerable. Within this issue are four different types of domestic violence, each… Read more>>

My Neighbor Is Physically Abused By Her Husband. Is There Any Way I Can Intervene?

It may be unnerving to know that your neighbor is being physically abused by her husband. However, there are things that you may be able to do to help an individual who is suffering from domestic violence. Let’s take a look at your options in the event that you want to intervene or try to… Read more>>

My Ex Is Receiving Spousal Support From Me, But Was Physically Abusive During Our Marriage. How Can I Prove That I Was Abused?

According to recent statistics, half of all marriages will likely end in divorce. When divorce is the end result of a relationship, many times the reason is because one of the spouses was physically abusive to the other. In some situations, what seems most unfair is the physically abusive spouse can wind up receiving spousal… Read more>>

My Child Has Told Me He/She Was Physically Abused By My Husband. What Should I Do?

Violence within a family is something that always deserves serious discussion. Not only can it have a huge impact on those involved, but any act of domestic violence is also in opposition to the law. If you find out that your child has been physically abused by your husband, you need to take a number… Read more>>

What to Do When An Ex Wrongfully Accuses You of Domestic Violence

It can be stressful figuring out what to do when an ex wrongfully accuses you of domestic violence. False allegations of domestic violence from a former spouse can have devastating consequences both personally and financially. If you have children, the situation can become even more complicated, potentially leading to termination of custody and/or visitation rights…. Read more>>

My husband threatened to kill me if I divorce him

Divorce is always an unpleasant subject to deal with, but undoubtedly the ugliest aspect of this situation is when one of the individuals threatens to either injure or even kill their soon-to-be ex-partner. If your husband threatened to kill you if you divorce him, there are certain steps you need to take. What do I… Read more>>

First steps to take if my child says their other parent is abusing them

Child abuse is a reality that has engulfed the globe. From America and Europe to Africa, people abusing children is becoming a negative force to reckon. Children in the world have fallen prey to abusers who have demeaned them in several ways including, but not limited to: Subjecting them to forced child labor Denying them… Read more>>

Steps to Get a Restraining Order Placed

What are the steps to get a restraining order? The steps to get a restraining order are relatively easy when you have the right documentation. However, this process requires following certain steps in the correct order and preparing your case carefully. Apply at Family Court The first step is to go to a family court… Read more>>

Ways To Seek Help If You Are A Victim Of Domestic Violence

Imperative Help for a Victim of Domestic Violence People who are a victim of domestic violence either do not recognize the patterns or they deny the reality of the dangers they face. Whether you are hurt physically or mentally, you need to understand the signs of abuse and the ways to seek help. Domestic violence… Read more>>

Are Disney’s high-asset couples heading for high-asset divorce?

On behalf of Law Office of Ann A. Thomson, A Professional Law Corporation posted on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Young girls grow up watching the fantasy lives of their favorite Disney princesses. They set their expectations of relationships based on the happily ever after in each of the movies, but what happens after the credits roll? Are many… Read more>>


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