Common Mistakes After A Restraining Order Is Granted

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Domestic abuse restraining orders exist to protect victims or potential victims from harm caused by violent behavior. They're often issued when the couple is in the process of splitting up…

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Dependent adults can be especially vulnerable to abuse

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Adults who depend on caregivers in order to have a good quality of life can be physically dependent, emotionally dependent, or both. With dependence comes an intrinsic amount of vulnerability…

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Johnny Depp sues ex-wife for $50M in defamation case

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Actors Johnny Depp and ex-wife Amber Heard were married in a secret ceremony in 2015, but their 2016 separation grabbed countless headlines. As with many celebrity divorces, there were reports…

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Federal government changes definition of domestic violence

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The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women quietly made changes to its definition of domestic violence last April. Under the Trump Administration, it has rolled back far-reaching rules…

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