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The Vegas Lawyers – Public Service Message on Domestic Violence

With increasing incidents of Domestic Violence in our growing and prosperous community, the Vegas Lawyers’ attorney Tony Abbatangelo has put a community service message defining Domestic Violence and its consequences.
COVID-19 has caused major economic devastation, disconnected many from community resources and support systems, and created widespread uncertainty and panic. Such conditions may increase violence in families where it didn’t exist before and worsen situations in homes where mistreatment and violence have been a problem.

What exactly constitutes domestic violence in the state of Nevada?

Domestic violence is generally defined as a violent crime in the context of an intimate relationship. However, it’s not just a crime involving family members. It can include intimate partners, parents of common children, children, and elderly people. Domestic violence can include acts involving coercion and force to control another person. Examples of Domestic Violence: Spousal Abuse, Rape and Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Elderly Abuse, Stalking and Cyber Stalking.

Making excuses not to see friends or family may include activities they once enjoyed that they are now withdrawing from.Showing an extreme personality change.Looking anxious around their partner.Calling their significant other frequently to check in with them.Having bruises or injuries that they can’t explain or lie about.Having an easily jealous, very possessive, or high-tempered partner.
Domestic violence is taken very seriously, as it should be. Know your rights. Please contact The Vegas Lawyers at 702-707-7000.

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