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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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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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