Every day, victims of domestic violence walk into courtrooms and request restraining orders. These orders are almost always against the current or ex spouses or boyfriend / girlfriend. I have seen horrific domestic violence cases. I have represented victims that have been punched, kicked, beaten and their life and that of their children threatened. I have obtained restraining orders only to have the perpetrator violate the order, so that I go back to Court and get even more strict orders that cut off all communication and take all custody and visitation of children away from the perpetrator.
You know what I don’t see very often anymore?
The police and prosecution doing their job. [Read more…] about Where Do Domestic Violence Victims Turn When Law Enforcement Does Nothing?