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What can you do if you're accused of domestic violence?

There are dozens of reasons why a person could be accused of domestic violence when he or she never participated in a violent act. Male or female, innocent people are more likely to be accused of domestic violence by people who irrationally want to harm their reputation or get them into trouble with the law. Many cases involve spouses or partners who want revenge or to control the other person.

Study will focus on domestic abuse and homelessness

Imagine being forced to leave your home because of domestic violence. You've fled, and now you're left alone to fend for yourself on the streets. Those who are homeless are going to be asked about this very serious problem in New York. According to the news from Jan. 22, New York will now ask if the homeless are fleeing from domestic violence.

Domestic violence: A real problem that could destroy reputations

Domestic violence is a serious problem in the United States, so much so that many people refer to it as an epidemic. While women are more likely to be victims of violence in their households, men are also exposed to domestic violence. Around 15 percent of all domestic violence cases involve men as victims.

Men facing false allegations of abuse need to protect themselves

As a man, you know that when you do something a woman doesn't like, she may be able to make allegations against you. You may be worried that your spouse will make allegations of domestic abuse against you since you've asked for a divorce. You know the relationship is volatile, and this was a risk you had to take to get out of the situation.

Family abuse: You can defend yourself against allegations

Family abuse can be defined in many ways, but generally speaking, it involves any act in which force, violence or threats result in physical injury or the fear of physical injury against someone in your household. Family household members include anyone you live with in your home and anyone you have lived with within the last year. Children of those you lived with as well as ex-spouses and spouses may also be victims of family abuse.

What should you know if you're accused of domestic violence?

It is never a good feeling to know that you've been accused of domestic violence. At this point, you have no choice but to face those allegations and to address them. Since there are many kinds of domestic violence, the first thing to do is to find out what kind you're accused of.

Man faces charges after Alexa allegedly calls the sheriff

Technology is changing how cases are handled in court. With emails, text messages and even products like Amazon's Alexa, which is hooked up to continuous Wi-Fi, there are more chances than ever to collect evidence against a person or to prove someone's innocence.

Domestic violence accusations require immediate attention

We recently discussed some of the finer points of domestic violence incidents. If you recall, we discussed how not all domestic violence is physical. Other types, including emotional, sexual and financial are also possible. When you are accused of any form of domestic violence, you might find that your life changes dramatically.

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