What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic violence happens when one partner or family member attempts to gain power and control over the other by using various forms of abuse. These unhealthy relationships can include physical, emotional/psychological, verbal, economic, and/or sexual abuse.

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1. What should I do if the defendant violates bond by contacting me?
2. What is a Domestic Order of Protection?
3. Who is eligible for a Domestic Order of Protection?
4. What do I do if my Domestic Order of Protection is violated?
5. What is Domestic Violence?
6. Can I drop charges against the defendant/offender?