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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

Domestic Violence and Marital Rape
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 genders and all age groups. Marital rape is a form of domestic violence in which one spouse is sexually abused by the other. These actions involve complicated ... READ MORE

 

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Premarital Agreements

Prenuptial agreement and divorce law concept as a justice scale with wedding rings as a symbol of a relationship contract before a marriage or civil union or getting divorced. A man recently approache ... Read more

Military Divorces

Military divorces are different than civilian cases, and often times more complicated. That’s why the confusion was understandable when a potential client approached us with questions regarding ... Read more

Four Veteran Attorneys Speak Truth to Current & Aspiring Law Students

THEME:Collecting a panel of experienced lawyers practicing in Colorado, California, Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, we looked to get some no-nonsense, deeply practical career and life input for the many s ... Read more

Property Division

Most people have some idea their partner is about to file for divorce, and spouses in Minnesota usually don’t seek an end to their marriage without making some plans. If it seems like a possibil ... Read more

Child Custody: Military Style

An active-duty military serviceman recently approached us with an inquiry regarding his wish to gain custody of his two sons, as the other siblings are over 18 years old and living independently. ... Read more

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