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  • What is
    What is "unconsented contact?"

    In the context of domestic violence laws, "unconsented contact" is an element of stalking. Stalking itself is a crime that can be prosecuted as a misdemeanor, or a felony if the person doing the ...

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  • DOJ announces new guidelines for responding to domestic assault
    DOJ announces new guidelines for responding to domestic assault

    Imagine reporting a crime you have witnessed to a police officer. You tell the officer what happened, when it happened and details about who was involved. Then imagine that the officer responds as if ...

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  • Is alimony guaranteed in Tennessee divorces?
    Is alimony guaranteed in Tennessee divorces?

    Financial stability is often a top concern for people who are getting divorced. Whether both spouses worked during a marriage or not, finances can be strained considerably when you are dividing into ...

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  • Divorce settlements don't always mean the end of disputes
    Divorce settlements don't always mean the end of disputes

    When people think of divorce-related disputes, they often think of those that occur between the time a person files for divorce and when the divorce is finalized. However, fights and disagreements ...

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  • This holiday, avoid situations of custodial interference
    This holiday, avoid situations of custodial interference

    The holidays can be particularly upsetting for people who have recently gone through a divorce. Not only do the adults in these situations struggle to adjust to new traditions and schedules, but the ...

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  • The considerable cost of false domestic violence allegations
    The considerable cost of false domestic violence allegations

    Domestic violence is far too prevalent in the U.S. There are many people who deal with a violent or threatening spouse, parent, roommate or other party every day and struggle with the enormous impact ...

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