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Domestic Abuse: The Biggest Unintended Consequence of the Coronavirus Lockdown?
Post On May 02, 2020
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I saw a news report the other day that talked about the increase in domestic abuse incidents not only in Wisconsin but throughout the nation. This increase is undoubtedly an unintended consequence of the quarantine orders associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus alone is putting...

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Domestic Violence: Staying Safe During COVID-19
Post On Apr. 01, 2020
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For victims of abuse, the governor’s quarantine order to reduce the spread of COVID-19 puts them in a nightmare situation: they’ve been locked into a confined space with their biggest nightmare -- their abuser. Background The quarantine is a particularly stressful time for everybody, but it...

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Top 6 Areas of Possible Relief for Clients Facing Reentry Charges After Deportation
Post On Jan. 10, 2016
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Persons charged with reentry following a deportation or removal often assume that they will simply be deported again and that there is no use fighting their deportation. However, relief may be available in a surprising number of cases, and I am listing six key areas of possible relief below. Did...

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The Not-So Simple Process of DIVORCE.
Post On Apr. 18, 2014
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DIVORCE is not a simple process, but a rather complex and often life changing event that will affect not only you, but your children. This is simply a roadmap. You don’t have to do it alone, find competent counsel to guide you through. Your lawyer will Draft the necessary documents. Your attorney...

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Child Abuse Crimes in Michigan
Post On Mar. 29, 2012
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In Michigan there are 4 specific criminal allegations that constitute Child Abuse : Child Abuse in the First Degree - MCL 750.136b(2) - occurs when an individual knowingly or intentionally causes serious physical or serious mental harm to a child. Child Abuse in the First Degree is punishable by up...

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Ohio Criminal Law Basics

Criminal law is one of the oldest of the major branches of law. It spells out rules of conduct for society to follow and provides for penalties when those rules are broken. The law also protects by shielding citizens from wrongful prosecutions and mistakes made by law enforcement officials,...

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Rhode Island Divorce: Cheating - Abuse - Drugs- Gambling- Alcoholism- Verbal abuse
Post On Apr. 19, 2010

Rhode Island is a "no fault state". Does that mean the assets are always divided 50% to the wife and 50% to the husband in a divorce? No. A no fault divorce in Rhode Island simply means that a fault grounds are not necessary in order to obtain a divorce in Rhode Island. In other words, all the...

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