26 May 2014 0 Comments

Settlement Reached in Modern Family Star Guardianship Case

ShareThis past Monday, a settlement was reached in the ongoing guardianship case for actress Ariel Winter. It was ruled that the sixteen-year-old Modern Family star would continue to live with her older sister. The agreement was made when the actress’s mother, Chrisoula Workman, said she would drop the objections as long as her daughter watched […]

18 February 2014 0 Comments

Punk Rocker Arrested For Domestic Violence

ShareDomestic violence is a serious offense. It is a form of abuse that occurs within a family setting. Domestic violence can occur between husbands and wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, parents and their children, or even between siblings. Often times, abuse manifests in physical, psychological, emotional, sexual, or financial forms. When domestic abuse is not reported […]

27 December 2013 0 Comments

Domestic Violence Isn’t Just About Bruises You Can See

ShareMost people believe that domestic violence is limited to physical abuse between domestic partners. It actually covers a far more wide reaching pattern of behavior. It’s true, domestic violence describes a pattern of abusive behavior between married people, but domestic violence can also be used to describe recurring abusive behavior between those who are casually […]

18 March 2011 0 Comments

Elder abuse

ShareElder abuse affects people over 65 years of age from all types of backgrounds and can occur in a variety of situations.  Under California Penal Code 368, elder abuse consists of, ·         “physical abuse which includes inflicting physical injuries and/or sexual abuse, neglect, abandonment and abduction ·         financial abuse which is committed via […]