Sobering Domestic Violence Statistics


Domestic violence is serious issue not just in Coral Springs, but across the state and country as well. Domestic violence can occur in many forms but it is usually associated as occurring between spouses. Domestic violence can come in any form such as physical or verbal abuse, aggravated assault, verbal threats of sexual or physical abuse, stalking, intimidation, and economic deprivation. If domestic violence is not taken care of, it is possible for it to lead to life threatening situations.

If a spouse faces domestic violence at home, getting help can sometimes seem like an impossible task. Thankfully there are family law attorneys at Brodzki Jacobs & Associates who can offer guidance and support through a difficult time. Working with a knowledgeable attorney is often the difference between an efficient divorce and a contentious one so call a divorce lawyer in Coral Springs, FL today.

Here are a few statistics about domestic abuse in Broward which are rather alarming:

  • According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Broward County had a population of 1,771,099 in 2012. 6,823 of them were victims of domestic violence.
  • Many of those cases resulted in simple or aggravated assault charges.
  • 15 out of the 6,823 victims of domestic violence in Broward County were murdered.

These statistics are disturbing to say the least. It is sad to know that 15 people lost their lives right here in Broward. Those who are in a marriage or in a relationship with someone who experiences abuse should seek help. A divorce may seem daunting, but the process is much easier to handle when you have an experienced attorney in Coral Springs, FL working for your.

Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL is a certified member of the Broward County Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL has lawyers that specialize in family law and can assist with domestic violence injunctions, child custody and support, alimony, property division, and marital settlement agreements.

If you or someone you know is contemplating a divorce, reliable help is just a phone call away. Call the knowledgeable attorneys at Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL in Coral Springs today at (954) 344-7737.

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