Legal Actions

The criminal and civil court system can help protect victims and their employers from their abusers. Most of these remedies are carried out each day in courtrooms throughout the country, and do not require the services of an attorney or other legal representation. They are thus readily accessible and affordable to smaller companies that do not have in-house counsel. States will vary in terms of the type and extent of domestic violence measures, but they all provide fundamental assistance.

Involving the judicial system does bring a very influential and authoritative player into the arena. Many perpetrators fearful of monetary fines, court costs, damage to their reputations and their employment, and most significantly, jail time will ...

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