The Startling Toll on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence Is Just Now Being Understood

January 30, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Florida Domestic Violence,Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

New research is giving scientists more insight into the far-reaching and long-lasting harms of domestic violence to the children who grow up around it – including a startling finding: Witnessing abuse carries the same risk of harm to children’s mental health and learning as being abused directly. Brain imaging in infants shows that exposure to domestic violence – even as they are sleeping, or in utero – can reduce parts of […]

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When Can One Party Get Exclusive Use and Possession of the Marital Home

November 15, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law   |   0 Comments

This idea of exclusive use and possession of the marital home almost always comes into play in those divorce cases involving minor child. The general rule is that absent compelling financial reasons, the parent that has the majority of the time-sharing should be awarded the exclusive use and possession of the marital home.  This is […]

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What Not to Do When Getting a Prenuptial Agreement

November 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Family Law,Prenuptial Agreement   |   0 Comments

More and more couples are turning to prenuptial agreements to prevent expensive litigation in the event that they wind up getting divorced.  However, simply getting the document drafted and signed isn’t usually enough to ensure you are protected.  Here are a few things anybody thinking about getting a prenuptial agreement should consider: 1. Don’t Wait […]

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Domestic Violence Survivors and Activists Raise Their Voices in Miami

October 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

In Miami, several organizations and activists have held events to raise awareness in the community of the negative effects of physical, verbal and psychological aggression.

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Violence Against Women Act May Be Dying A Slow Death In US Congress

August 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Uncategorized   |   0 Comments

In 1994, the US Congress passed, with bi-partisan agreement, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This Act, signed by President Bill Clinton, became the first Federal legislation to tackle the issue of domestic violence in the United States. Although certainly not perfect, this Act gave Federal resources and recognition to law enforcement’s efforts to protect […]

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