By aphlaw | Published September 20, 2021 | | |
As you go through child custody proceedings in court, the courts will take allegations of domestic violence extremely seriously. The court will not just take you at your word that domestic violence occurred. Judges will need to review evidence, and will consider issues such as: Whether the alleged domestic violence was directed at or affected Read MoreRead More
Domestic abuse is unfortunately all too common — and many cases go unreported. If you are married to an abusive spouse, there are several steps you can take to get out of the relationship and protect yourself and your children: Keep it quiet: First and foremost, never alert your abuser about your plans to leave Read MoreRead More
In some situations, it can take time for victims of domestic abuse to realize that they are in an abusive relationship. This is especially true when the abuse isn’t physical. Cuts and bruises are clear symptoms of abuse, but the mental and emotional scarring is not always as easy to notice and confront. With this Read MoreRead More
Minnesota courts take domestic abuse seriously as it relates to child custody. In most cases, physical custody goes to the parent who provides most of the children’s daily care. Legal custody is typically shared by both parents, who then must work together to make decisions regarding education, medicine, culture, religion and other issues. This can Read MoreRead More
According to research from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, about 32 percent of all attorneys who participated in a survey noticed an increase in domestic violence-related issues within the past five years. With these figures on the rise, it’s important for individuals to know how to handle a divorce when domestic abuse is involved. Read MoreRead More
When domestic violence is an issue in your divorce, there are a number of extra considerations involved. First and foremost, you need to keep yourself and your children safe. The following are some steps you should take to deal with domestic violence as you prepare for your divorce: Contact law enforcement: Do not wait for Read MoreRead More
Domestic violence is an ugly topic with ugly outcomes and it must be addressed. The deaths and injuries caused by domestic violence must also end. This sad situation does not discriminate and can happen to anyone. Men, women, children, same sex partners, husbands and wives are all potential victims. Our office takes an aggressive stance Read MoreRead More
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