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Category: Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence Cases on the Rise in Michigan

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As Grand Rapids divorce lawyers with decades of combined experience, we see couples decide to split for a wide range of different reasons. Unfortunately, physical and emotional abuse by one spouse often underlies the decision.  Domestic violence cases are increasing across Michigan, according to new data from the state police. […]

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How Domestic Violence Victims Sometimes Lose Child Custody

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Today, October 10, is Mental Health Awareness Day.  October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.   These two subjects often intersect; sometimes with disastrous results. Let’s explore. In a domestic abuse situation, the physical abuse is frequently accompanied by emotional abuse.  To prevent the victim from reporting the abuse, the abuser will […]

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