Category Archives: Protective Orders
When Transgender People Suffer Domestic Violence
What do most people imagine when they think about domestic violence? Most likely, it’s a picture of a beefy guy, who maybe has had one too many, losing his temper with a defenseless wife or girlfriend. But the truth of the matter is, domestic violence occurs in situations of all kinds: sometimes women abuse… Read More »
Children And Domestic Violence
For adults who suffer through episodes of domestic violence, the harrowing effects are indisputable. But the harm certainly does not end there. There is no debate on this topic; domestic violence has a negative effect on children, with outcomes ranging from low self-esteem to PTSD, sleep disorders, and eating disorders. Specific Impacts The indisputable… Read More »
Do Protective Orders Really Protect Battered Women?
Is safety an option for you? If you have been terrorized by domestic violence or stalking, you may wonder if there will ever be a time that you can live without looking over your shoulder. Do you have to go into hiding, or are there legal procedures that can protect you? The fact is,… Read More »
Do You Need A Protective Order On Superbowl Sunday?
As football fans gear up for good times, good food and good drinks at Superbowl parties, others prepare for a weekend of trepidation. Will this year’s Superbowl celebrations result in violence in your home? The truth is, Super Bowl Sunday is rated as the day with more domestic violence incidents than any other day… Read More »