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Domestic Violence- Everything you need to Know

Aug 22nd 2014 at 2:31 AM

Domestic violence is widely common than you actually think it is. One of five women in United States do/will experience domestic violence at some point or other in their entire life. Apparently, each day three women in United States are mercilessly murdered by their husbands or boyfriends. Domestic violence is one of the worst patterns of abusive behavior in any certain intimate relationship where just one partner tries to take control over their spouse. Men make an attempt to manipulate, threaten, blame, hurt or even injure their partners badly.

Who are the Actual Victims of Domestic Violence?

Even though the statistics are to be believed, most of the domestic violence is against women and victims and abusers include both the sexes of different ages and economic groups. Abuser is just about anyone from their live-in-partners, spouse, gay or straight partner, parents, step parents, siblings and other relatives as well.

Kinds of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can take the evilest of forms including:

· Physical abuse

· Hitting

· Slapping

· Punching

· Shoving, grabbing, pinching and biting or even hair pulling

· At extremes it can be murder or assault

· Sexual abuse

· Emotional abuse

· Economic abuse

· Psychological abuse

· Domestic Violence Is a Crime

Any such charges and conviction actually includes jail time, probation and court –ordered treatment programs, (for alcohol abuse and behavior management). Various other charges even include certain assaults, manslaughter, rape and even kidnapping. Penalties even include prison time and fines and much more depending upon the seriousness of the crime.

What exactly is a Protective Order?

Certain protection orders are highly issued by the court that actually requires abuser to abstain from any further acts of certain abuse. It even requires him to stay away from certain specific distance from that of victim as well as his/her resident, business, school or even the place of employment. It even includes other specific conditions that should be redeemed as early as possible. A TPO takes strict action against the abuser ones the charges are made and only expires once the case is discharged.  

For a better, long-term protection, victims can even seek proper civil protection, which may be valid and are in force for up to five years or so. It may even include with a complimentary child or spousal support, visitation or a temporary child custody as it just requires the abuser to9 look for counseling and use possession of personal property (like a house or car).

Look for the Best Lawyers in Town

There are enormous issues that go unnoticed and those that get noticed are surrounded by complications and abuses. For better guidance and immediate help, look for the best in business lawyers in Singapore and make your way through all the negativities and complexities to a happier tomorrow.

About the Author …


David Smith is a famous criminal lawyer of Singapore, available on very low service fee. He has won many cases in Singapore court in past 4 years.

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