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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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Domestic Violence Likely to Increase During Pandemic

Millions of Americans have been ordered to stay home in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. While that might not seem like too much to ask, for victims of domestic violence , it is downright dangerous. While there aren't statistics available yet in the U.S., China has reported an increase in...

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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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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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How to Get a Restraining Order

You may need a restraining or protection order for any of a number of reasons. Your spouse or partner may be abusing you or your child, or someone you once dated is stalking you. In cases like these and hundreds of others, a restraining order may be the key to your safety and peace of mind. COVID-...

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What Is a Restraining Order or Protection Order?

Restraining orders, often also called protection orders, are orders issued by judges that tell people to do or not do certain things. They can be used in non-criminal situations, such as telling property owners to stop activities that constitute a public nuisance and directing parties in a civil...

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