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Domestic Violence

Do I Need a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

Do I Need a Domestic Violence Restraining Order?

The traditional depiction of domestic violence in popular culture is typically a husband beating his wife. While this is a common occurrence of domestic violence, the legal definition of domestic violence is much broader and not limited to only physical abuse or a marital relationship.

Are You A Victim of Domestic Violence?

Are You A Victim of Domestic Violence?

There are many misconceptions and myths surrounding domestic violence. The definition of “abuse” included in California’s Domestic Violence Prevention Act (the “DVPA”) is purposely broad in scope and encompasses a wide range of acts or behavior.