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Domestic Violence Is Alive And Well

Domestic Violence Is Alive And Well

Unfortunately, domestic violence is very much alive and well - and thriving. According to the National Victims Center, one woman is raped every minute, and 30% of all women murdered in this country are murdered by their boyfriends or husbands.
Family Violence - Lost Mothers, Lied-to Children & the Legal Abuse Syndrome

Family Violence - Lost Mothers, Lied-to Children & the Legal Abuse Syndrome

Far too often when you leave an abusive relationship, you go from the frying pan of family violence to the fire of legal domestic abuse...and don't understand what's going on until the damage is done. Read on to learn what you will want to know before having children with an abuser.
What to Do If You Are Being Verbally Abused

What to Do If You Are Being Verbally Abused

Deep inside, you know it's wrong the way he's talking to you. (Please change the gender if it should be 'she' throughout this article, but the reality is that in our culture far more husbands are abusive to their wives than the reverse.) You feel bad about yourself, and as he wal
Paternity Rights of a Natural Father While Married in Ohio

Paternity Rights of a Natural Father While Married in Ohio

Paternity establishes the identity of a person's father. In Ohio, paternity can be established in several ways, including by presumption, acknowledgment or genetic testing. Paternity establishes a father's parental rights, which entitle him to make decisions about his child's upbringing.
How to Adopt a Stepchild in Texas

How to Adopt a Stepchild in Texas

According to Nolo, a website offering free legal information, stepparent adoptions are far less complicated than standard adoptions because the relationship between the stepchild and the stepparent eliminates the need for some parts of the procedure. This holds true in Texas, but certain requirement
Domestic Violence And Abuse - The Ugly Reality

Domestic Violence And Abuse - The Ugly Reality

It is such a complicated issue. But there is plenty of evidence to show that domestic abuse is a learned trait. Until that cycle is broken, domestic abuse and domestic violence will remain an ugly reality. Read on to learn more.
Types Of Domestic Violence

Types Of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is most commonly pictured as a situation in which the abusive partner physically harms the victim. However, it can occur in many different forms and often follows an escalating pattern that becomes worse over time.
Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence - Does Terminology Matter?

Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence - Does Terminology Matter?

Many terms can denote the crime of domestic violence but Governments have considered it better to broaden its term to Domestic Abuse to encompass both the emotional and other aspects which many women (and some men) are victim to excluding the physical assaults committed within the home.Does this cha
Stress and Domestic Violence - The Effects and How Subliminal Self Help Can Help You Heal

Stress and Domestic Violence - The Effects and How Subliminal Self Help Can Help You Heal

Domestic violence and the long term stress it can bring to an individual can be very difficult to overcome. Fortunately, there is an effective way to bring about healing, but it requires the person's own determination and willingness.
Legal Guardianship for School Purposes

Legal Guardianship for School Purposes

When grandparents or other relatives raise a child due to the parents' absence or inability to care for the child, they may encounter legal issues related to the child's education. Without a formal arrangement allowing the caregiver to make decisions normally made by a parent, the caregiver may have
Prenuptial Agreements in Pennsylvania

Prenuptial Agreements in Pennsylvania

Engaged couples in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania can draft a prenuptial agreement.engagement image by Arpad Nagy-Bagoly from Fotolia.comA prenuptial agreement is, in essence, a contract entered into by a couple in anticipation of marriage that will govern proceedings, including the...
Conditions for Marriage Annulment in North Carolina

Conditions for Marriage Annulment in North Carolina

An annulment is a legal declaration that a marriage never existed. North Carolina permits annulments in a limited number of circumstances. In those circumstances, a marriage becomes void and the North Carolina district courts issue an annulment. A person can file for an annulment in the district cou
Voluntarily Terminating Parental Rights in Iowa

Voluntarily Terminating Parental Rights in Iowa

The procedures required for a voluntary termination of parental rights in Iowa include a specific time frame, signature of legal documents and court proceedings. Iowa's adoption laws also determine what can happen before and after the birth parents agree to terminate their parental rights.
How to Visit Gorky Park in Moscow

How to Visit Gorky Park in Moscow

Gorky Park could be considered Moscow’s equivalent to both Central Park and Disneyland. While there is ample room to stroll along the park avenues or sit among the grass and picnic or read, the place is more a destination for visitors seeking the atmosphere of a harmless carnival. Don’
Early Warning Signs of Domestic Violence - The Walking Time Bomb

Early Warning Signs of Domestic Violence - The Walking Time Bomb

If they seem too good to be true you should do some serious investigating. It's when they are trying to present you with the perfect image that the mask can easily slip.
Moving Forward Beyond Narcissistic Abuse

Moving Forward Beyond Narcissistic Abuse

Moving beyond narcissistic abuse requires that victims sift through the rubble of the destruction and look for what is left to work with.The experience of abuse can be the launching pad for a much greater life once we learn to pick up the pieces and embrace the journey we are on.
How to Write a Letter of Paternity

How to Write a Letter of Paternity

All states have their own policies and procedures for acknowledging paternity; you usually must fill out a form with the hospital when the child is born or with the child support office. These forms are in place because they collect information that will legally make you responsible for the child. T
Domestic Violence Is Not Just The NFL's Problem

Domestic Violence Is Not Just The NFL's Problem

Despite how it appears on the 24-hour news channels, domestic violence is not likely to be any more prevalent between professional athletes and their partners as in relationships in other segments of society. Domestic violence can happen to anyone at any time and does not respect age, gender, financ
Requirements for Becoming a Family Lawyer in Texas

Requirements for Becoming a Family Lawyer in Texas

Become a family lawyer in Texasfamily image by vanda from Fotolia.comThe requirements for becoming a lawyer in Texas include a rigorous educational path as well as a number of examinations and investigations. Once you have received your license to practice law, you may decide to focus on...
Domestic Violence Counseling - Physical Vs Psychological Abuse: Who Is the "Real" Victim H

Domestic Violence Counseling - Physical Vs Psychological Abuse: Who Is the "Real" Victim H

Sometimes things are not as they seem when it comes to domestic violence counseling. On the outside looking in, one might think the striking person is the "real" abuser in the relationship. Read on for insight into the distinction between outward aggression and abusive control.