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The Many Faces of Domestic Violence and Its Impact On Your Divorce

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Domestic violence is an issue in an unfortunate number of marriages, and the signs are not always obvious to onlookers or even to the parties involved. Abuse has many faces, and in addition to physically violent behaviors such as hitting, grabbing, and pushing, there are types of psychological abuse that can harm your mental… Read More »

You’re Not Alone: Why Speaking to a Lawyer About Domestic Abuse Makes Sense

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Over four million women are physically assaulted and/or raped by their partners each year in the United States. If that isn’t bad enough, one in three female homicide victims are murdered by their current or former partner every year, according to Safe Horizon. In Florida, over 113,000 domestic violence reports were made to Florida… Read More »