22Oct

Rethinking Domestic Violence: Know the Signs Beyond Physical Abuse

By Kristen Sellers / October 22, 2018 / Family Law / No Comments

Rethinking Domestic Violence: Know the Signs Beyond Physical Abuse Domestic Violence is… What qualifies as “abuse” under the law? When people think about domestic violence, physical abuse is usually the first thing that one pictures. Images of a battered woman with a black eye and bruises on her ...

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19Apr

DVTROs: Knowledge of the Process is Power

By FPS / April 19, 2017 / Divorce, Family Law, Resources / No Comments

“You should file a Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO) to protect yourself.” Victims of domestic violence — which is a broad category for numerous types of behavior not limited to physical or verbal assault  — often hear this advice from friends and family who mean well. And while DVRO app...

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9Oct

FAQ: How do DVTROs affect temporary child or spousal support?

By FPS / October 9, 2016 / Children, Divorce, Family Law, FAQ, Resources / No Comments

FAQ: How do DVTROs affect temporary child or spousal support in domestic violence situations? While child and spousal support are “normally” received after one party initiates divorce or legal separation proceedings, it is rarely discussed that a party can receive support even before such proceed...

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