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A quick scan of local or national headlines will show that the issue of domestic violence continues to plague our communities and our nation. Each year, millions of Americans are subjected to violent and abusive behavior perpetrated by romantic partners … Continue reading

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There is absolutely no question that domestic abuse and intimate partner violence are real problems in thousands of American households, including many right here in Northern Illinois. While many people are forced to suffer the effects of such abuse, sometimes … Continue reading

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The most recent blog entry discussed emergency protection orders. Emergency orders of protection, which are sometimes colloquially referred to as restraining orders, are legal documents which allow a victim of domestic violence to be protected from their abusers. These orders … Continue reading

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