Domestic Violence

Heather Locklear arrested on California domestic violence charges

Posted in Domestic Violence on March 8, 2018

Problems in the home can affect the common people as well as the rich and famous. California actress Heather Locklear was recently arrested and charged with domestic violence and assault on a police officer. Reportedly, this is a felony charge and could possibly have a long-term impact on the actress. For many, the unsafe situation… read more


Domestic violence an unpleasant reality in California

Posted in Domestic Violence on January 26, 2018

As a new movement towards protecting women’s rights sweeps the nation, states begin to look at ways to end harm against women. Recently, many sexual abusers and harassers have been outed, and this news has led some to look more closely at the issue of domestic violence. In California, many women struggle with domestic abuse… read more


Who Is Most at Risk for Domestic Violence?

Posted in Domestic Violence on December 12, 2017

Some readers in California may be among others in the nation who are currently facing serious problems in their family lives. Domestic violence is often kept secret when those affected fear criminal, public or even private repercussions for making their stories known. New studies show certain factors may lead to an increase in the propensity… read more


Domestic violence victims can access software app for help

Posted in Domestic Violence on November 16, 2017

The victims of domestic violence in California are almost always women. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that one in three women will experience domestic violence by a spouse or other intimate partner within their lifetime. Experts across the country have developed a software app that women can use to identify the red flags… read more


New legal remedies are passed to combat domestic violence

Posted in Domestic Violence on November 10, 2017

Recent events in other states have reminded the country that domestic violence is a runaway dynamic that can cause far more human suffering than was ever thought to be possible. The problem has resulted in the creation of innovative legislation recently passed and introduced in California. It seems unlikely, but the new law has validated… read more