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Technological advances have created cyberstalking

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Technology has changed modern life dramatically, in a relatively short timeframe. It wasn’t that long ago that you sent letters through the mail or used pay phones to make calls when you weren’t at home, but both of those things seem hopelessly archaic now. A ton of communication is done online and/or with smartphones…. Read More »

Nevada domestic violence statistics highlight serious problem

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Domestic violence happens throughout the nation, and although police do a lot to try to stop it, the reality of domestic violence still persists. In fact, issues relating to domestic violence are the focus of many divorce proceedings in our state. In these cases, it is often the victim who decides to stand up… Read More »

63-year-old man charged with murdering 47-year-old girlfriend

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Domestic violence is a serious crime that is often goes unreported. In many instances, the abuse continues and can become increasingly more severe. This is only one of many reasons that domestic abuse should be reported. While it’s not known if there were previous instances of domestic violence involving a couple in Las Vegas,… Read More »

Divorce doesn’t always end domestic violence

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We’ve just come to the end of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It doesn’t get as much attention in October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, it’s a problem that needs to be spotlighted and understood because it affects so many people — mostly women. In his proclamation declaring October National Domestic Violence… Read More »

Some common and dangerous myths about kids and domestic violence

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If you’re a parent in an abusive relationship, you may believe that by leaving your abuser, you’ll spare your children from further harm. While leaving an abusive relationship is certainly crucial to your safety and that of your children, it’s not necessarily the end of your problems. There are some common, and potentially dangerous,… Read More »

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender domestic violence

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the goal of which is to raise awareness of how it can affect society, communities, families and individuals. A report by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs laid out the unique ways that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and HIV-affected people suffer from intimate partner violence. A… Read More »

Nevada ranks among the top states in domestic violence murders

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Nevada has some unfortunate distinctions when it comes to domestic violence. Almost half of the females in our state say that they’ve experienced it. Nevada is third out of all states in the number of women killed by men. As of this month, there had been 12 fatalities related to domestic violence in the… Read More »

Shootings at Las Vegas airport called ‘domestic violence’

By Kainen Law Group |

Many people think of domestic violence as something that happens behind closed doors in the home. However, it often spills over into neighbors’ and friends’ homes, the workplace and very public locations. Police say that’s what happened just before 6 p.m. on Sept. 19, when a man shot his estranged wife and the man… Read More »

Shelter for animals of domestic violence victims coming to Reno

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Many perpetrators of domestic violence don’t limit their assaults to their spouse or significant others. Often they harm their victims’ beloved pets to further torture their victims or get them to return home if they do leave. The director of one Las Vegas shelter says she’s heard gruesome stories of how “abusers leveraged the… Read More »

The effects of domestic violence on children and their classmates

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We all know that domestic violence can have a serious impact on children, even if they aren’t the direct victims of the violence. Witnessing it in the home between their parents or other adults can cause emotional and behavioral issues that can impact the rest of their lives. The problem goes beyond the roughly… Read More »

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