Allegations of domestic violence can significantly impact your reputation. If the allegations turn into charges, your reputation might take a major hit. You might have trouble speaking to friends and family. You might get the cold shoulder at your place of employment. You could even lose your job. Let's take a look at the damage that can be done to your reputation if facing domestic violence allegations or charges in today's post.
A 48-year-old woman, who happens to be a former councilwoman and a mother of four, made headlines recently for her domestic violence arrest after an altercation with her spouse at their Colorado Springs home.
Imagine this situation: Your partner abuses you on a regular basis. Finally, you've had enough and you use physical violence to protect yourself. However, your partner then calls the police, says that you are the one who initiated the violence and tries to have you arrested.
When domestic violence involves teenagers, people often wonder why the violence occurred or what sparked it. One key thing to keep in mind is that every situation is different. There is no single reason for violent episodes.
Unfortunately, domestic violence is a problem in many Colorado cities. However, there are times when accusations of domestic violence are completely false, even though the alleged offender is served with a protective order.
Relationships are difficult, whether people choose to enter them to create a family or they are born into them by family. Most people can settle disputes and vent frustration without the use of force, but members of families can be guilty of abusing each other.
If you are convicted of domestic violence and someone takes a protection order out against you, do you lose your right to possess firearms in Colorado? In addition to not being allowed to buy more firearms, do you have to turn in guns that you already own?
Spanking children has long been a disciplinary tactic, although it is much more controversial today than it once was. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) tells parents never to do it, no matter the reason.
You are accused of domestic violence and your spouse takes out a restraining order against you. Nothing has been proven yet, but you know that you have to follow the order since violating it is a crime, even if you are later cleared of all of the original charges.
Many domestic violence calls come in after a momentary lapse in judgment, often due to an emotional outburst. A discussion turns into an argument and then one person lashes out. They regret it forever, but it's too late by then.