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February 13, 2017

Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic Violence



Sometimes relationships appear rosy and congenial on the outside, but behind closed doors, they can be full of torment and both physical and mental harm. Partners and spouses can successfully conceal domestic issues from others, while many quietly suffer behind closed doors. Abused spouses may be afraid to speak out due to cultural reasons, fear of […]

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November 4, 2016

Protective Orders: What They Encompass

Domestic Violence



A husband and wife can face many issues and much turmoil during their relationship. Being able to work together, compromise and achieve a balance are some tools couples use to move forward from tension. Unfortunately, some issues do not permanently go away or have a “go to” solution. Some problems are serious and manifest over […]

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September 16, 2016

New Illinois Domestic Violence Law Requires Salon Worker Training

Domestic Violence



A recently passed Illinois law will now make it mandatory for anyone who works in the barber, cosmetology, esthetic, and nail technology fields to receive training and education so they will be able to recognize any signs of domestic violence or sexual assault a client may be exhibiting. The Cosmetology-Domestic Violence Act requires that salon professionals receive […]

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July 29, 2016

Domestic Violence: Hurt by the Partner You Love

Domestic Violence



Married bliss can turn into a nightmare for many spouses and domestic partners if they become victims of domestic abuse. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. Of note is the fact that it is not one gender over, but both men and women suffer […]

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April 16, 2015

Domestic Violence and Divorce

Domestic Violence, Illinois family law attorney



Though it is not an issue that often gains the spotlight, domestic violence continues to be a serious one in modern society—one that is so engrained in a woman’s daily existence that it seems commonplace. In fact, according to an article on Forbes, one in four women have experienced domestic violence. New research indicates that in incredible five […]

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July 17, 2014

Domestic Violence in Chicago, One Year after New Law

Domestic Violence, Kane County Domestic Violence Attorney, New Illinois Law



It has been nearly one year since Governor Pat Quinn signed the domestic violence legislation into law which made repeat offenses a felony and required schools to report abuse in intimate teenage relationships. The law was signed in August 2013, and, according to an Illinois Government News Network press release, was meant to curb the impact of domestic […]

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