Regardless of what led to the dissolution of your marriage, you may feel like your world is ending. Nevertheless, life goes on. Your children have to get to school, you must work, and meals need to be cooked. These may be difficult to do under the present...
Understanding automatic temporary restraining orders in Texas
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jan 6, 2015 | Divorce, Domestic Violence
When many people hear the term temporary restraining order, they immediately think of a domestic violence situation. However, an automatic temporary restraining order can be issued to keep one spouse from spending, selling, transferring or otherwise getting rid of...
Men can also become victims of domestic violence
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jul 26, 2013 | Domestic Violence
Thanks to modern media, people have become increasingly, if not fully, aware of the existence of domestic violence and its impact on families here in Houston and throughout the rest of the U.S. Domestic violence is a global concern and it is often assumed that the...
New law strengthens domestic violence protection
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jul 17, 2013 | Domestic Violence
Claims of family abuse are taken very seriously here in Houston, Texas. Anyone accused of such a crime is investigated and eventually charged with domestic and family violence charges. Even if the victim does not want to press charges, Texas law requires that the...
Success exempts no one from domestic violence
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jul 2, 2013 | Domestic Violence
Houston residents may have seen recent news reports involving British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson. According to news reports, the writer and lifestyle celebrity, who is known across a wide range of media outlets dealing with food and cooking, was recently assaulted...
Sequestration may limit support for family violence victims
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jun 14, 2013 | Domestic Violence
The nation's volatile economy predicated the recent spending cut that was implemented in March 2013. Government-funded programs are some of the most affected. Funding for programs that support victims of domestic violence and sexual and spousal abuse are those that...
Domestic violence: victim tells her story, wants others to learn
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Jun 4, 2013 | Domestic Violence
People involved in abusive relationships are sometimes reluctant to leave because of fear or because they believe their partners will change. With available technology, domestic violence can occur through online stalking or in more traditional ways. For Houston,...
Family violence gone wrong: policeman shoots threatening man
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | May 12, 2013 | Domestic Violence
Family violence is an issue that needs to be taken seriously everywhere in the United States, including Houston, Texas. Although not all people have experienced it, family violence can be traumatic and sometimes it can have a long-lasting effect emotionally and...
Domestic violence can cause ADHD in children
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Apr 16, 2013 | Domestic Violence
Houston, Texas, parents are aware of the crucial role they play in the development of their children. Yet, incidents of family violence can mar a family and cause unbearable emotional trauma to the parents as well as to their children.While it is understandable that...
Former NFL players join rally against domestic violence
On Behalf of Laura Dale & Associates, P.C. | Apr 5, 2013 | Domestic Violence
The National Football League is very important to every football enthusiast across the United States, including Texas. The opinions of the NFL players on current issues that affect society may draw the attention of every Houston resident. This is particularly true if...
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