Do you have an inkling that a loved one is suffering some sort of abuse? Here are a few domestic warning signs to keep in mind. Domestic Warning Signs: Physical Signs This is what most people think of when they hear the term domestic violence. Sometimes these signs are obvious to spot, other times they’re […]
What is considered domestic violence? Most people have some kind of idea what’s involved, but it’s actually a broader topic than most expect. Here are the different types of domestic violence, along with a short explanation of each. Types of Domestic Violence Physical Abuse -This is probably what most people think of. It’s any physically […]
If you’re a parent, you have most likely wondered at some point or another the things that exactly constitutes child abuse. Knowing the kinds of physical contact are acceptable could be very difficult to determine. It used to be that the parent who felt that their child needed a beating with a belt was not […]
When it comes to domestic violence, California already has special rules that have been put in place to combat this heinous crime. Domestic violence may consist of anything from threatening, stalking, abandoning, inflicting any kind of physical injury, or damaging of property. And as for the rule governing domestic violence, these crimes are distinguishable. They […]
Studies show, on average, nearly twenty people per minute are physically abused by a significant other in the United States. Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime. This annually equates to more than ten million women and men.
Spousal support is a term that you typically will only hear if you’re going through a divorce or about to start the proceedings. Most people know it as “alimony.” The terms mean the same thing, and the topic is very important both during and after a divorce.
Domestic violence is an incredibly serious issue that in no way should be taken lightly. Some individuals can spot it early on and aren’t sure how to handle things, while others may never have seen it coming. At Von Esch Law we take domestic violence very seriously, which is why we work closely with the […]
Photo credit: AVN Photo Lab / shutterstock.com Survivors of domestic violence have several civil and criminal protection or restraining order options to protect themselves from further abuse. These orders don’t stop an abuser from stalking or hurting a victim, but they do permit the victim to call the police and have the abuser arrested if they break […]