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  • When a Restraining Order Will Not be Granted
    When a Restraining Order Will Not be Granted

    Wife [W] and Husband [H] had a daughter [D] together in 2009, and married each other in 2011. W filed for divorce from H in 2013. She had an attorney, but H represented himself. In December of 2013, W ...

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness after Nicole Brown Simpson
    Domestic Violence Awareness after Nicole Brown Simpson

    Nicole Brown was an 18-year old waitress in 1977 when she met football superstar Orenthal James “OJ” Simpson. He was married at the time, but they began a relationship. Simpson divorced his wife in ...

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  • A Denial of Spousal Abuse
    A Denial of Spousal Abuse

    Husband [H] and Wife [W] were married in 1999. From their marriage they had two sons, both of whom are special needs children. During their marriage W maintained the home and took care of their sons, ...

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  • Renewing a Protective Order without Showing Additional Violence
    Renewing a Protective Order without Showing Additional Violence

    The Victim of domestic violence [V] is a 75-year-old disabled American veteran. He lives by himself in a single-family-home residential community. He appeared at two animal control hearings against ...

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  • Old Violence vs Current Violence
    Old Violence vs Current Violence

    In May, of 2015, the Los Angeles Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] received a referral alleging emotional and physical abuse by Father [F] and general neglect by Mother [M]. At the time, ...

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  • Mental Instability May Not Preclude Parenting
    Mental Instability May Not Preclude Parenting

    Mother [M] and Father [F] were high school sweethearts. They never married but lived together and had two children together Son [S] (born in December 2000) and Daughter [D] (born in December 2004). In ...

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