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The connection between divorce and domestic violence

By Kainen Law Group |

It’s not uncommon for divorce and domestic violence to go hand-in-hand. While men can be the victims of domestic violence, women are far more likely to suffer abuse at the hands of their husbands. Sometimes it’s because of domestic violence that women initiate a divorce. In other cases, the physical abuse doesn’t begin until… Read More »

Is your relationship abusive?

By Kainen Law Group |

People who aren’t in abusive relationships often assume it’d be very easy to know. If your partner hits you, that’s abuse. End of story. The reality, of course, is that it can be far harder to tell. The lines are not as distinct. Did your husband insult you for real, or was he joking?… Read More »

The truth about holiday domestic violence

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We often hear that instances of domestic violence increase over the holidays, which makes sense. People are home from work on vacation, so couples are together more. They may have a home crowded with extended family members, further exacerbating tensions. Social drinking is more acceptable around the holidays, and alcohol often escalates arguments. However,… Read More »

Are you getting a divorce because of domestic violence?

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When it comes to domestic violence, the abuser and the victim can become ensnared in a continual cycle of abuse and asking forgiveness. Psychologically, the victim might be in love with — or dependent on — the other side of his or her abuser who they know to be a kind and vulnerable person…. Read More »

How to stop domestic violence: A checklist

By Kainen Law Group |

Taking steps to stop domestic violence in its tracks is something that all Nevada residents need to do. However, it’s the victims of domestic violence for whom it is most important to take action toward ending the abuse in their personal lives wherever and as soon as it occurs. Let’s take a look at… Read More »

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

By Kainen Law Group |

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

By Kainen Law Group |

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

By Kainen Law Group |

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

By Kainen Law Group |

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 »

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