Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, dating abuse, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, cohabitation, dating or within the family. It is experienced by women and men in heterosexual and same-sex relationships. Forms of domestic violence include physical, emotional, verbal, economic and sexual abuse, which can range from subtle, coercive forms of abuse to violent physical abuse that results in disfigurement or death.
Posts about Domestic Violence
  • Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

    …Facts & statistics regarding elder abuse in US nursing homes. Nursing Home Abuse Statistics While researchers may differ on some statistical findings, one thing on which they generally agree is that nursing home abuse has reached epidemic proportions and now requires collaborative intervention. Unlike child abuse and domestic violence…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 22 readers -
  • Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation:

    … Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation BC and Ontario are proposing new legislation that would entitle victims of domestic violence to paid leave from work. Richard Johnson recently spoke to about the opportunity for employers to be proactive and provide leave to employees before the laws become mandatory. Read the full article here. The post Employers should offer domestic violence leave ahead of legislation: appeared first on . …

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 11 readers -
  • The Basics on Deportation

    … types of crimes, most notably an aggravated felony; domestic violence; a crime of moral turpitude (CMT) committed within five years after being admitted to the U.S. or getting a green card, if the prison sentence was for at least one year; or two CMTs not arising out of a single scheme of criminal misconduct. Fail to advise USCIS of their changes…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • You’ve Got Your Green Card (Here’s How to Keep It)

    … green card > You’ve Got Your Green Card (Here’s How to Keep It) As a Miami immigration lawyer, I always remind my green card clients that once you receive a green card, you must meet a few conditions if you want to keep it for life. Your green card can and will be revoked under certain specific situations. Below are some frequently asked…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • Basics on Prosecutorial Discretion

    … this, you may want to speak with a Miami immigration lawyer. Do prosecutorial discretion programs exist? Yes. Prosecutorial discretion “programs” exist, such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and deferred action for domestic violence victims who are seeking a green card based on a relationship to a lawful permanent resident or U.S…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Restraining Order Florida Law

    … South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog 5 Types of Restraining Orders In Florida Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1) domestic violence; 2) repeat violence; 3) dating violence; 4) sexual…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 42 readers -
  • The Haven Annual Spring Gala

    … The Haven Annual Spring Gala Filed under: Blog Source: Date: Apr 9, 2016 Time: 6:30pm-9:00pm Venue: Houma Terrebonne Civic Center Address: 346 Civic Center Blvd. Houma, LA Join The Haven for a fundraising gala that includes food, a silent auction, and live entertainment. The Haven is a local non-profit organization that serves victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. For more information call 985-872-0757. …

    Houma Personal Injury Attorney- 18 readers -
  • What Crimes Will Make an Immigrant Deportable?

    … will make me deportable? The full list of crimes and other grounds of deportability is in Section 237 of the I.N.A. It lists things like drug crimes, illegal firearms possession or sales, espionage, domestic violence, stalking, child abuse or neglect, human trafficking, terrorist activity, and more. In some cases, the crimes on this list might…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 14 readers -
  • Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery

    … employees and not just the guards. Domestic Battery | Domestic Violence Cases Domestic battery does not qualify for an automatic felony enhancement. Domestic battery is treated the same as any other battery although domestic cases are typically segregated into designated domestic violence courts for prosecution. All this means is that the potential…

    Michael Dye/ Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney- 41 readers -
  • The I-360 “Abused Spouse” Petition

    … to the abuse) within the 2 years prior to filing your petition, or your spouse lost or renounced citizenship or permanent resident status within the 2 years prior to filing your petition due to an incident of domestic violence, or you believed that you were legally married to your abusive U.S. citizen or permanent resident spouse but the marriage…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 14 readers -
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