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5 Reasons Domestic Violence Victims Should Hire a Family Lawyer
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One of the scariest parts of domestic violence is feeling like you have no one to turn to. Taking any sort of action toward escaping your abuser can be too daunting unless you have someone by your side to provide much needed support.
 
Regarding legal issues, it is extremely important for any victim of domestic violence to consider hiring a family lawyer. Here are a few reasons why:
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Domestic Violence Penalties – and How to Fight Back
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Nearly 20 people are physically abused each minute by an intimate partner. This results in over 10 million abused men, women, and children each year. These numbers show that domestic violence is a staggering concern – both in the United States and here in Florida.
 
Domestic violence should never be tolerated. At the same time, however, false or exaggerated domestic violence accusations should never be made to take advantage… Read More [+]


Do I Need to Hire a Family Lawyer?
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Sometimes, not everything in a family goes as planned. People get divorced, child support and custody need to be discussed, teens wish to be emancipated, and so on. In some cases, things go really wrong and domestic abuse occurs, leading to an investigation and an unsafe environment for a spouse and/or children.
 
When these kinds of situations come up, a family lawyer can be a huge help. They… Read More [+]


New Project Protects Children from Domestic Violence
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Did you know that only about 50 percent of domestic violence offenses are reported to law enforcement? Keep that in mind when reading the following statistic.
 
According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement statistics, there were over 100,000 domestic violence offenses committed in the state of Florida in 2014.
 
If you believe the 50 percent rule, that means those 100,000 offenses only account for about half… Read More [+]


Domestic Violence Cases Skyrocket in Florida
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The figures are alarming: within the last five years, there have been more than 25,000 reported cases of domestic violence in Miami-Dade alone. And there’s a good chance that that number doesn’t reflect the problem in its entirety, since many cases go unreported.
 
When talking to reporters from the Miami Herald, Barbara Brewer—a social worker with the local police—described domestic violence in Miami-Dade as a “grave phenomenon” because of… Read More [+]