PHOENIX FAMILY LAW BLOG
What can be done to reduce domestic violence?
According to stats from the Bureau of Justice, the rate of domestic violence has been dropping. In 1994, it stood at 16 people out of every 1,000. In 2000, it was just under eight out of every 1,000 people. In 2010, it was just above four. Now, it’s worth noting that this only counted intimate partner […]
Staying safe when domestic violence strikes
When you’re the victim of physical domestic violence, experts note that there’s nothing more important than making sure you’re safe. The first thing you’re advised to do when you think you’re in danger is simply to call the police. They can help to put a stop to the violence, make an arrest if necessary, and gather evidence. […]
New hashtag aims to expose non-physical domestic violence
A new hashtag has been making the rounds lately on Twitter, and it is #MaybeHeDoesn’tHitYou. The point of the hashtag is to bring more light to the fact that a lot of domestic violence is not physical. While physical issues can sometimes be spotted–people are quick to notice a black eye–these other issues are often […]