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How Domestic Abuse Affects Divorce in California

Getting a divorce is always emotionally and legally complex, but when there’s been domestic abuse in the marriage, it can be a frightening prospect for the abuse victim. Not only does domestic abuse impact the victim’s emotional state during the divorce process, but allegations of…

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody In California?

California courts make all child custody decisions with a child’s best interests as their highest priority. Not only is violence against children unconscionable and never tolerated or overlooked by family courts in California, but children who witness domestic violence from one parent against the other…

Domestic Violence Resources in San Francisco

Living under the threat of domestic violence seriously impacts physical and emotional health and safety. Victims of abuse experience feelings of anxiety, depression, and shame. Because domestic violence involves one party using threats, fear, intimidation, and violence to exert control over the other, the abused…