An abuser uses physical and sexual abuse, or the fear of it, to get and maintain control over his partner.
Over time, the violence usually becomes more dangerous, and the attacks more frequent.
If a hearing is scheduled both parties will be notified by mail of the hearing date, time and location.
by filing Motion to Dismiss (CTCIV140Ab) at one of the Clerk's Office locations listed below.
Teens may not fully understand the weight of their actions – especially if they have developed an understanding of how relationships operate from portrayals in the media, movies, athletes, and television.
Teen dating violence can have serious consequences (both criminal and civil) for abusers.
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is a landmark piece of legislation that sought to improve criminal justice and community-based responses to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking in the United States.