Joseph P. Hougnon, Attorney at Law

Category: Domestic Violence

Dealing with the Epidemic of Domestic Violence

Even in the best marriages, the stress and strain of everyday living can sometimes take its toll. Communications can break down, and two people in a relationship can bring their outside problems to bear and take things out on each other, leading to unfortunate incidents of domestic violence. According to the Partnership to End Domestic Violence, about 40% of Californian women experience physical violence by their partners in their lifetimes, and younger women between 18-24 years old are significantly more likely to be victims. Because the threat of violence is always possible in a domestic violence situation, law enforcement officials… Read More