All posts in Domestic Violence – DV

Can I Contest A False Order Of Protection Against Me?

What can be done about my ex-wife filing a false order of protection against me? I live in Illinois, if that helps. Read more [...]

Will My Mother Be Deported If I Report That I Am Abused?

I'm 15-years-old and I'm abused at home and controlled (I'm also home schooled.) I want to go to the police and have them give me a foster home or maybe move in with a family member. Read more [...]

Can a Restraining Order Prevent My Ex-Husband from Testifying?

I live in Oklahoma. I was granted a permanent restraining/protective order against my abusive ex-husband on behalf of my oldest daughter who is 16-years-old. The restraining order only protects her and not me. We also have an emergency protective order in place for her against his live-in girlfriend. Read more [...]

My Sister is Leaving an Abusive Relationship, How Should She Handle the Fact that She Allowed Her Car to Be Used as Collateral for a Loan in His Name?

I am trying to assist my sister who is in an abusive relationship with her live-in boyfriend of 18 months. She has summoned up the resolve to leave him but there are financial constraints that we could use advice on. He recently had her use her car as collateral for a personal $12K loan in his name. What are her options should she leave him regarding her car? There is no expectation that he will cooperate in any way when she leaves and he would likely cease payments on the loan since it is her asset and he would not be affected other than the impact on his already thoroughly tarnished credit record. It was a transaction she felt forced into because she did not want to risk any abusive retaliation. Read more [...]

How Can My Sister Get Out of Her Car Being Used as Collateral for a Loan in Her Ex Boyfriend’s Name?

I am trying to assist my sister who is in an abusive relationship with her live-in boyfriend of 18 months. She has summoned up the resolve to leave him but there are financial constraints that we could use advice on. He recently had her use her car as collateral for a personal $12K loan in his name. Read more [...]

Ex-husband Coerced Intoxicated Mom to Falsely Accuse Boyfriend of Domestic Violence

My boyfriend was arrested for domestic violence against me in October. I was drunk and high and ended up hitting myself. I called my ex-husband to come get me; he did, and took me to the nearest cop. He told me if I ever wanted to see my son again I would lie and say my boyfriend hit me. Read more [...]