Domestic Violence

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Domestic Violence

While it is true children can drive you crazy, these California parents’ behavior is the height of madness. They locked up their 13 kids, ages 2 to 29, in their foul-smelling house. Who can afford a maid with 13 kids? Yet that’s not a good excuse for these kids to live in such horrid conditions. […]

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Family gatherings during the holidays are not just a source of joy, Christmas gifts, smiles, laughter, and pleasant memories, but also domestic violence. Statistics show that reports of domestic violence soar during the holidays due to several factors. Our Westlake Village domestic violence attorneys can attest to domestic violence spikes during the holiday season. From […]

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The holiday festivities can get many into heated arguments that may lead to domestic violence. This is an especially hectic and stressful time for many families across Westlake Village. With visiting relatives, cooking, gift-buying and so many other responsibilities, it can be a tense time for everyone. It is common for spouses to get into […]

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When we think of domestic violence, we generally imagine that women are the ones being attacked by men. But that’s not always true. Some men in abusive relationships can also suffer the same fate. Female spouses can be both physically and psychologically abusive. In most cases, the abuse is verbal as opposed to physical, which […]

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It is common for police officers to arrest individuals facing allegations of domestic violence, even when they are not guilty. Authorities believe that the abuser intimidates the victim into not pressing charges therefore these arrests are necessary otherwise the abuse will continue. Research has proven that mandatory arrests are very effective in domestic violence cases. […]

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There is something called Battered Woman Syndrome (BWS). This is a condition many women victims of domestic violence suffer when exposed to long-term abusive behavior.  It’s dangerous as it may lead to psychological paralysis, which means that no matter how bad the situation gets, the victim can’t find the strength to leave the violent environment. […]

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Emotional trauma is an ongoing struggle for many victims of domestic violence. There just isn’t a time frame for recovering. How can you start all over again with so much brokenness inside? Remember time can heal all things when you allow it does its best. You can start all over again with professional help. Whether […]

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The chief justice of the California Supreme Court has been a vocal critic of the Trump administration’s immigration policies, and she accused U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents of stalking undocumented workers in an open letter released on March 16. The comments came after reports emerged of immigrants being taken into custody while they were […]

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