When does spousal abuse need to be reported?

Answer On One Hand: Is It Abuse?Spousal abuse includes name calling, physical abuse, threats and forced sexual acts. No one deserves to be physically or mentally hurt. Watch out for signs like isolation o... Read More »

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What is spousal abuse?

Spousal abuse is physical, emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or a combination of more than one aspect. The abuse happens to both men and women.Physical AbusePhysical abuse causes bodily d... Read More »

Is spousal abuse a felony?

Usually no, but the crime of Domestic Violence can be an escalating offense depending on what state you are in. Most cases of Domestic Violence are a misdemeanor. If there are serious injuries caus... Read More »

What is considered spousal abuse?

About 25 percent of women experience domestic violence, or spousal abuse, but do not report it, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Both men and women can suffer from dom... Read More »

Do you have to report spousal abuse in Texas?

You do not have to report spousal abuse in Texas, but the abuse is a crime. Reporting spousal abuse may provide you with legal protection such as a restraining order. Therapy may also be provided f... Read More »