Domestic Violence

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley's (LSHV) client Jenni’s* husband was physically abusive to her and had an alcohol and pill problem. Her husband was also an absentee father, and as a result of his...
Legal aid makes a huge difference in the lives of low-income individuals facing domestic violence. Attorneys help victims seeking protective and restraining orders against their abusers. They also...
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Maria was referred to the Northwest Colorado Legal Services Project (NCLSP) by the women’s shelter where she was staying with her children. Her husband brought her to America and did not allow her to...
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Mrs. Thomas,* a mother of six children, was married to an extremely violent man. The violence was horrific. Mrs. Thomas' husband once made her and their two eldest daughters stand in a pile of broken...

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