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Man With Restraining Order Against Girlfriend Proposes To Her In Court

Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

Nothing can stand in the way of true love -- not even court orders barring a couple from having contact with each other. A man proposed in a Syrac...

Missing Alaska Barista Had Filed Restraining Order Against Man

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 02.06.2012 | Crime

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A barista abducted from a coffee shack that sits near one of Anchorage's busiest intersections had filed for a restraining order ...

The ‘Tactical Nuclear Weapon’ Used In Family Court

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 11.23.2011 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

The misuse of orders of protection by women when going through a divorce is one of the more prevalent and unfortunate trends in family law. A system that was designed to protect against abuse is itself being abused.

The Worst Thing A Woman Can Do In Divorce Proceedings - The Abuse Of Orders of Protection

Liz Mandarano | Posted 06.13.2011 | Divorce
Liz Mandarano

Orders of Protection are critical to the safety of many. Some people claim that they are simply pieces of paper that mean nothing...

The Lousiest Family Court Order

Terri Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Terri Weiss

Let's discuss the bad, no, let's make that the absolute worst, court order in family law cases where kids are involved...

The Great Divide: Just How Stunning Is This Murder?

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

As de-sensitized as we are, murder in a small town is unnerving. When we hear about it, our gut question is: Was the murder random or did the victim know her killer?

Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene M. Roberts

Jessica Gonzales is a domestic violence survivor. Ms. Gonzales filed suit, alleging violation of her civil rights, but after the Supreme Court rejected her claims, what options remained?