Guide to Filing a Restraining Order

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence: Where to Go and What to Know

Domestic violence is defined by a pattern of controlling behaviors – violence or threats of violence – that one person uses to establish power over an intimate partner in order to control that partner’s actions and activities. It is not a disagreement or an anger-management problem; it is abusive, disrespectful, and hurtful behaviors that one


Domestic Violence Injunctions

Domestic violence is a pattern of aggressive and coercive behaviors that one partner in a relationship uses to gain power or control over the other. This type of abuse can be physical, sexual, emotional, economic, or psychological. Domestic violence behaviors are intended to intimidate, manipulate, threaten, isolate, frighten, coerce, or injure someone. If you are


The NFL’s Response to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

This past summer, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, dealt with a lot of scrutiny, backlash, public outcry, and a significant amount of disappointment from the leagues fan base, due to the mishandling of domestic violence allegations towards NFL players. The situations of domestic violence and abuse were highly publicized, and since then Commissioner Goodell