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December 2012 Archives

Increase in Dallas domestic violence troubles police chief

Domestic violence can be a difficult subject to speak about, even for law enforcement and others who work with victims. Conversations about the issue are made particularly difficult when the discussion centers around an increase in occurrences, as any Dallas family violence attorney knows.

Dozens of Dallas parents arrested for failure to pay child support

When a court orders child support payments, the court is protecting the best interests of the child or children. These payments help provide resources for children's necessities, as well as educational expense and some extracurricular expenses as well. But as any Dallas child support lawyer knows, some parents who are ordered to pay child support forget these purposes of child support, and fail to make payments to the custodial parent.

Arlington woman killed by husband following "nasty" divorce

Married couples seek divorces for many reasons. And with no-fault divorces available in many states, the parties do not even need to make any showing of wrongdoing by the other party. However, any Dallas family violence attorney knows that even with no-fault divorce, a spouse may have good reason for seeking a divorce, including a history of domestic violence.

Texas man charged with felony injury to a child

A single mother may be reluctant to introduce a new man into her child's life due to concerns about the child's emotional development. But as any Texas domestic violence attorney knows, she may also be concerned about the safety of her child.