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Domestic Violence

Lea en español Every state has laws and processes set up to protect victims of domestic violence or abuse. These laws may protect unmarried partners, ex-spouses and children. Though most often manifested as violence between spouses or partners in a relationship, domestic violence or abuse, for legal purposes, can involve anyone in a close family […]

Family Violence

Lea en español Physical abuse by a spouse or relative is only one form of family violence. Common forms of family violence are: Physical abuse; Stalking; Threats; Psychological abuse; Forced sexual acts or behavior. Also known as domestic violence, statutes in most states apply to both physical and emotional abuse. They can extend to threats, […]