Domestic violence is, basically, the willful physical assault, sexual assault, or just intimidation as apart of systematic pattern of power, as well as, control perpetrated by one intimate person against another. It often involves both physical and emotional violence and the frequency of this kind of violence can vary dramatically. Interestingly, domestic violence is an epidemic that currently affects individual in almost every community, regardless of economic status, age, gender, or race.
One of the most interesting things about domestic violence is that it not always easy to determine in the early stages of a relationship if one partner will become abusive. At first, a person may seem perfect and wonderful in every sense, but as time goes by, he or she start to become more and more aggressive and controlling. Your safety and that of people around you is a priority. If today you are abused or you know of a family member or friend you think is being abused, talk to The Law for Family Law, a family law firm in Palm Harbor, they will help make sure your rights are met.