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Testifying in court in a Nevada domestic violence case

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Those who have been the victim of domestic violence or who have witnessed a domestic assault may be asked to testify about that incident. Testimony is generally taken during the trial itself, and it is used to prove that person accused of domestic violence committed the crime. If the charge is considered a misdemeanor,… Read More »

What types of domestic violence are there?

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Domestic violence takes many forms and is not just when someone physically assaults an intimate partner. In general, domestic violence occurs when one person in a relationship exhibits an abusive pattern of behavior aimed to control the other person. Victims can be of either gender and any age, and they can come from all… Read More »

Learning more about domestic violence

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Residents of Nevada may benefit from learning more about how domestic violence is legally defined and dealt with. This knowledge may help some people avoid legal trouble, while helping others protect their right to live a safe and secure existence. Domestic violence can be described as discord between two individuals in a household that… Read More »

What abuse victims can do to get help

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Domestic violence services provider Safe Nest says that 42 percent of all women in Nevada have experienced domestic abuse. When left unchecked, it could result in emotional or physical trauma. In some cases, victims of domestic abuse could be killed by their abuser. While homicides due to domestic violence fell in the state in… Read More »

Changes in domestic violence laws over the years

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In Las Vegas and elsewhere in the U.S., laws regarding domestic violence have changed a great deal over the years. Although the United States has always recognized domestic violence as morally wrong, its courts and public perception have taken a long time to catch up. In the 1600s, Massachusetts had a law on the… Read More »

‘Scandal’ star to deal with restraining order, divorce petition

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In the midst of a divorce or a child custody dispute, accusations of domestic violence can be troubling obstacles that can derail one’s chances of having a fair division of assets or regular, unsupervised parenting time. For Nevada family court judges, domestic violence is an unpredictable, yet unacceptable way for adults to conduct themselves…. Read More »

Nevada divorce: Ending a violent relationship

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There are many people in Nevada who are unable to understand the dynamics of a relationship that has turned violent. It seems so easy from the outside how to get out of the situation. Unfortunately, the dynamic looks a lot different from the inside and ending a violent relationship and getting a divorce seems… Read More »

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