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What should I consider when leaving an abusive marriage?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Nobody deserves to live in a home where he or she is being subjected to abuse. If you are currently in an abusive relationship, which includes physical, emotional, sexual or financial abuse, you might want to consider leaving. Walking away is going to be very difficult. You will likely have to deal with emotional… Read More »

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Domestic violence charges depend on various points

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence charges are serious charges that you must take a firm stance against if you find that you have been accused of this crime. In Maryland, domestic violence charges aren’t in a class by themselves. Instead, these crimes are charged as other crimes under which they would fall. There are many possibilities that… Read More »

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Victim statements are only one part of domestic violence charges

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence is a problem for many people. The sad reality is that domestic violence can turn fatal. The courts can prosecute people who abuse their spouses or another relative. In many cases, these charges are based on statements made by the victim. When a report of domestic violence is made, victims might decide… Read More »

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Is psychological abuse domestic violence?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

When fists start flying or someone gets shoved into a wall, those are usually clear signs that a relationship is abusive. However, psychological abuse can be just as effective at controlling someone—and, since it is harder to demonstrate to others, it can be more easily denied or overlooked. But make no mistake about it:… Read More »

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Learn how to put a stop to an abusive relationship

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

The subject of domestic violence is one that is very intimate. Many men and women are stuck in these relationships without any hope. Even when the abuse isn’t physical, the scars can cut deep. Trying to leave an abusive relationship can often seem like a gamble. You know that you want to leave, but… Read More »

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Make sure you have a safety plan when leaving an abusive home

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

In one of our blog posts last week, we discussed the fact that not all cases of domestic violence have female victims. This is an important point because some men deal with things they shouldn’t have to just because they think that nobody is going to believe them. Men shouldn’t have to deal with… Read More »

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Women aren’t always the victims of domestic violence

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence crimes are some of the most difficult crimes to have to deal with because they involve a person who you trusted doing things you never thought he or she would do. When a man is the victim of domestic violence, the issue becomes even more complex because people often think of men… Read More »

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Seek protection when leaving an abusive relationship

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence is a horrible thing to have to deal with. As we discussed in a previous blog post, the instances of domestic violence seem a little more prevalent around the holidays. Some domestic violence victims might be wary of leaving an abuser during the holiday season. They might feel as though they are… Read More »

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Beware of domestic violence over the holidays

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence is an issue all year long. The stress of the holidays can sometimes make the issue of domestic violence even worse that what it is during the rest of the year. While the number of calls to domestic violence hotlines decrease on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, they tend to increase on… Read More »

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Is all domestic abuse physical?

By Todd K. Mohink, PA |

Domestic violence is most often thought of as physical abuse, but that is far from the only type of abuse that a person might suffer if he or she is in an abusive relationship. When thinking of domestic violence, it is important to remember that not all abuse will leave physical marks and scars…. Read More »

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