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Cindy D. Sackrin Helps Clients Protect their Future in Hollywood - Digital Journal

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 16:50

Cindy D. Sackrin Helps Clients Protect their Future in Hollywood
Digital Journal
Cindy D. Sackrin offers a vast portfolio of services to ensure that clients have access to solid legal counsel across a wide range of family law areas. From Divorce, Child Support and Paternity to Domestic Violence, Child Custody, Spousal Support and ...

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Judges in Nicaragua learn to see the world through the eyes of vulnerable women - UNFPA News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:33

UNFPA News

Judges in Nicaragua learn to see the world through the eyes of vulnerable women
UNFPA News
Withholding financial support is considered economic violence; it can result in severe deprivation and desperation. Alba Luz Ramos, President of the Supreme Court of Justice, described it as “one of the most frequent forms of violence.” “What we see is ...

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Study suggests social workers lack tools to identify potential chronic child neglect - Medical Xpress

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 15:29

Medical Xpress

Study suggests social workers lack tools to identify potential chronic child neglect
Medical Xpress
The authors say that many child protection agencies, in the absence of properly targeted assessments, turn to standardized assessments that do not address the potential accumulation of harm due to chronic neglect. "Most of these tools weren't developed ...

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Penn State Employee Was Killed by Ex When She Met Him to Pick up Christmas Gifts for Their Kids - PEOPLE.com

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 13:11

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Penn State Employee Was Killed by Ex When She Met Him to Pick up Christmas Gifts for Their Kids
PEOPLE.com
When she was shot, Lesli, 49, was meeting the 52-year-old William to pick up Christmas gifts for their children, Johnston says. The two had been in the middle of a bitter custody battle and Lesli recently went to campus police to report that her ex had ...

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State House Republican lawmakers release 2018 agenda, 'Flag, Family, and Country' - Yellowhammer News

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 10:15

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State House Republican lawmakers release 2018 agenda, 'Flag, Family, and Country'
Yellowhammer News
“As a former police chief, I am pleased that increased penalties for felony domestic violence will be considered this session, but all of the agenda's measures are worthy of attention.” Rowe said. “Addressing the opioid crisis, focusing on development ...

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Void left by Bixby center closure still felt in Saline County - The Southern

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 09:05

Void left by Bixby center closure still felt in Saline County
The Southern
While McPeek is thankful for the services provided by The Women's Center, he also is sad that women seeking immediate shelter from domestic violence no longer have an option in Harrisburg. He added that the Bixby Center had purchased property to build ...

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A quarter of Charlotte's homicide cases involve domestic violence. This plan may help. - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 08:18

Charlotte Observer

A quarter of Charlotte's homicide cases involve domestic violence. This plan may help.
Charlotte Observer
Laura Lawrence, chief legal officer for Safe Alliance, which helps survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Mecklenburg County, will work with Varnum to lead the creation of the new center, she said Wednesday. So far, the steering committee ...
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Stuff the Bus items down, dollars up - Bloomington Pantagraph

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:02

Bloomington Pantagraph

Stuff the Bus items down, dollars up
Bloomington Pantagraph
"The financial contributions allow us to buy unique things that a specific child may need," she said. Items will be used during the next year by children taken to the facility at 403 S. State St., Bloomington, when they are at risk of abuse or neglect ...

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Career criminal behind creation of Three Strikes is back in court. Did he beat girlfriend? - Fresno Bee

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:04

Fresno Bee

Career criminal behind creation of Three Strikes is back in court. Did he beat girlfriend?
Fresno Bee
The man whose role in a notorious Fresno murder 25 years ago led to California's Three Strikes law was back in court Wednesday and might finally be facing life in prison. Douglas Walker avoided a murder convic