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Beyond the Restraining Or…

Beyond the Restraining Order: Civil Options for Victims of Domestic Violence presented by Jessica Dayton

On June 9th, Jessica Dayton presented a webinar, “Beyond the Restraining Order: Civil Options for Victims of Domestic Violence” sponsored by the NCVBA (National Crime Victim Bar Association). Civil domestic violence remedies too often get… Read More
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What COVID-19 Has Meant f…

What COVID-19 Has Meant for Domestic Violence in California

California residents have been ordered to stay at home for nearly two months. While many residents find the COVID-19 response inconvenient or financially difficult, for the victims of domestic violence, the shut down may be as deadly as the disease i… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence

Community Law Night: Protections for Domestic Violence during COVID-19

Join us for Community Law Night: Protections for Domestic Violence Victims During COVID-19 on April 28th and May 12th at 6pm. Sign up today to speak with an experienced Domestic Violence attorney for FREE 20 minute legal information and/or advice! Ca… Read More
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New Addition To Shelter In Place Order To Protect Domestic Violence Victims

As of March 31, 6 Bay Area counties have extended the previous shelter-in-place orders to remain in effect through May 3, 2020. Two important items were added which pertain to victims of domestic violence: (1) “Travel to avoid domestic violence or… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence
Litigating Child Custody…

Litigating Child Custody Cases in Divorces with Domestic Violence

When a spouse or domestic partner is violent, one of your first thoughts may be for the safety of your children. Knowing how to safely separate yourself and your kids from an abusive spouse without putting them at risk can be hard, and it can sometim… Read More
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Bay Area Courts Remain Op…

Bay Area Courts Remain Open For Domestic Violence Restraining Orders During The Shelter In Place Order

COVID-19 concerns have caused all courts to obtain emergency orders severely limiting their operations. However, if you are a victim of domestic violence, you can obtain an immediate restraining order. All courts remain open to issue emergency domest… Read More
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Categories: Domestic Violence
Harvey Weinstein Settles…

Harvey Weinstein Settles Sex Abuse Survivors’ Claims

The fallen media mogul, Harvey Weinstein, and his bankrupt film company have nearly settled dozens of lawsuits of sex abuse survivors for $25 million. Find out what this will mean for the the survivors and how the settlement will or won’t affect We… Read More
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Domestic Violence Victims Can Find Justice in Civil Court

There are many reasons why domestic violence victims may not feel that the criminal courts give them the justice they need to move on from what has happened to them. When criminal convictions are elusive or the injuries suffered are not financial, po… Read More
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