Domestic Violence

If someone in your family or household is abusing your body or your mind, you are a victim of domestic violence. Victims and abusers come from both ge ... read more
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Domestic Violence and Abuse FAQ
Can I file a domestice violence case against my abusive ex-fiance? Do I have a civil rights case against my abuser? How can I protect myself from a husband who abuses me? My friend told me to go to the police, and someone else told me to hire a lawyer. What are my options and how do I best protect myself ... Read more

Sheltering Pets to Protect Domestic Violence Victims
Pets at Heart of Family Violence When a Minneapolis woman planned to leave her abusive boyfriend, she desperately sought help for her cat. Her boyfriend had threatened to kill the animal. Like many victims of domestic violence, the woman delayed leaving the abusive relationship because she feared for ... Read more

Dealing with Domestic Abuse
Every year in the United States, between one to four million domestic abuse incidents occur. It's difficult to know the exact amount because agencies report these domestic incidents differently. Also, many incidents are never reported at all for a variety of reasons. In the past, police rarely got involved ... Read more

Domestic Violence: All about Control
Domestic violence is much more common than you think. One in four women in the United States will experience domestic violence at some point in her life. Each and every day, three women in the United States are murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Almost two-thirds of all women killed by men are ... Read more

Legal Consequences of Abuse
Most of the time, our government stays out of our personal relationships. However, when domestic or child abuse is present, there can be serious legal consequences. Know what type of behavior is abusive and against the law, and the legal consequences abusers may face. Child Abuse It's a crime in every ... Read more

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This certainly does NOT sound correct. Do you have a good attorney, who has brought the history to the attention of the judge in the Guardianship matter? You must do this. Good Luck.

The father would need to file a petition to get his rights established by law if you don't want to agree to him having time with the child.

The school district has a grievance or appeal process you can go through to contest the decision. You should seek a lawyer who specifically handles school law. 

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Legal Separation

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Divorce Story – “Jeanne Makes a Bad Situation Easier”

Client Testimonial | April 2017, Tampa FL My husband had already filed for divorce when I talked to Jeanne. She was the first attorney who I interviewed and was recommended by someone who had used her ... Read more

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