Courts as a tool for abuse
Often people believe that when a parent leaves an abusive relationship they will gain primary custody of the children; however, many family courts don’t consider a history of domestic violence as grounds for denying the abuser partial or full custody. Survivors often face an uphill battle for custody. And abusers are more likely than non-abusers to challenge custody ruling. 70% of the time abusers succeed in getting partial or full custody. Continue reading “Domestic Violence and Child Custody”
The government shutdown is affecting survivors and their ability to live safer and more stable lives.
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Brighten the holidays for domestic violence survivors and their families by joining us in our 2018 Holiday of Hope Program!
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On October 2, LifeWire board Member and Redmond resident, Andrew Farrell, helped the Redmond City Council proclaim October as Domestic Violence Action Month.
Farrell, who also president of Symetra Securities Inc., joined LifeWire’s board at the beginning of 2018.
Read full coverage at the Redmond Reporter.