Mere exposure to domestic violence can be a basis to change custody or limit visitation

October 23, 2018

Some of the most tragic consults I have are with folks who’ve been bullied and abused by spouses or domestic partners and have simply accepted

Should the law differentiate mutual combat from domestic abuse

February 13, 2018

I recently attended the South Carolina Bar’s annual guardian ad litem training. One of the presenters discussed “Domestic Violence and its Impact on Children.” Her

Charleston’s daily paper wins Pulitzer Prize for series on domestic violence

April 20, 2015

On April 20, 2015, the Charleston Post and Courier won the 2015 gold medal for public service, the most prestigious of the Pulitzer Prize awards

Discovery for defending domestic violence allegations in family court cases

March 19, 2015

Allegations of domestic violence in family court cases are often akin to shock grenades: intend to knock the other party back and on the defensive.

Victims of themselves

June 16, 2012

I have successfully represented and have great sympathy for women who are subject to domestic abuse from their spouses, former spouses, or former lovers.  No

Why isn’t corporal punishment considered domestic abuse?

June 26, 2010

Yesterday, while bantering with a DSS attorney I really like during a lull in a mediation I was conducting, she mentioned that she used corporal

The link between animal cruelty and domestic violence

June 15, 2010

When I was in my late teens my best friend was a brilliant, iconoclastic, Catholic, conservative, whose parents has escaped Communist Poland and lived in