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Dealing With Domestic Violence? FindLaw Offers Many Resources

By William Peacock, Esq. on September 25, 2014 9:12 AM

It's almost October, which is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

We know -- every month is a "special" month nowadays, but with the recent Ray Rice scandal and the National Football League's stutter-step response, the issue is more timely and relevant than ever. Perhaps the best thing to come from the four suspensions, the leaked videos, and the outrage will be more awareness of a problem that is far too often often kept behind closed doors.

Here at FindLaw, we have a number of domestic violence resources that victims and advocates may find particularly helpful:

Learn About Domestic Violence Law

The legal issues facing a victim of domestic violence cross a wide spectrum of practice areas, from criminal law to family law. Here are some of our more popular articles:

FindLaw Blogs

Over on the blog side of our site, we get to dive a little deeper into topics, addressing questions like whether marijuana use lowers domestic violence rates (according to one study, it does!). Here are a few other posts we've written:

FindLaw Answers

If you have a question that isn't covered by our articles and blog posts, you can turn to the FindLaw Answers community. We have separate discussion boards specifically for:

More Legal Assistance

For low-income individuals, the American Bar Association offers a National Domestic Violence Pro Bono Directory. And you can always browse FindLaw's lawyer directory for professional legal help near you.

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