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The ABCs of Dealing With Domestic Violence

Domestic violence was a part of my family's life for years. When I made the decision to leave with my children, I had to rely on the law to provide the protection we needed. Sometimes, the system does not work as fast as we want. I soon learned that going at it alone without any guidance caused significant delays. I created this blog to help others who are seeking legal means to deal with an abusive ex. By making the right moves, it is possible to get the necessary protections in place so that you can also live a happier and healthier life.

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The ABCs of Dealing With Domestic Violence

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Going To Trial? Here's What You Need To Know

Criminal cases often go to trial, so you'll need to have an attorney to represent you in court. A trial may be heard by a judge, which is known as a bench trial, or by a jury of your peers. If you've been charged with committing a felony, you and your trial attorney can discuss which type of trial is best, depending on the circumstances of your case. If you've been accused of a misdemeanor, your only choice is a bench trial.

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Three Tips For Protecting The Children When Divorce Is Imminent

Divorce is a sad and traumatic time for nearly everyone involved. If you're going to get through it intact, it helps to remember that you may be doing a hard thing, but you're doing it for all the right reasons. Two people who live together in discord creates a stressful environment -- for the children most of all. When your family situation has escalated to this point, divorce may be the healthiest move you can make, especially for the children.