Category Archives: Domestic Violence

Is Mediation Right for Me?

    Before you can answer the question is mediation right for me, you need to understand exactly what mediation is and what it can do for you. Divorce mediation is an alternative to traditional divorce. It can save you … Continue reading

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Collaborative Divorce: Pros and Cons

  Alternative dispute resolution – a method that people use to come to an agreement with the least amount of legal expense – in this case, collaborative divorce. The dissolution of a marriage often brings with it much emotional distress. … Continue reading

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Who Gets the Pets in a South Florida Divorce?

  You are fighting over a house, money, stocks, furniture, children, and even pets, but what category does your faithful friend fall into? Unlike children, whose welfare and rights the courts take into account, Fido or Fifi are viewed the … Continue reading

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Getting Help from a Divorce Lawyer in South Florida

  When you’re considering divorce in South Florida, it’s important to understand the best options for reaching your goals. At Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL, we understand that divorce can be challenging. Understanding your best approaches to finding the best … Continue reading

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Why Choose Family Mediation in South Florida?

  At Brodzki Jacobs & Associates, PL, we know that divorce is a growing trend around the country. But, traditional divorce may not be the only solution. Our attorneys understand that a growing number of families are choosing the option … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence on Domestic Violence

Tough new laws are one way to reduce domestic violence and sexual assaults. Nothing sends a clearer message to a wife-beater — Department of Justice statistics confirm that women are battered far more than men — than prosecuting and jailing … Continue reading

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What is a Safety Plan?

Every individual in an abusive relationship needs a safety plan. Shelters and crisis counselors have been urging safety plans for years, and police departments, victim services, hospitals, and courts have adopted this strategy. Safety plans should be individualized — for … Continue reading

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What Can You Say to a Victim?

I’m afraid for your safety. I’m afraid for the safety of your children. It will only get worse. We’re here for you when you are ready or when you are able to leave. You deserve better than this. Let’s figure … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence and the Workplace

As awareness about domestic violence has grown, so has the recognition that this crime has a major impact in the workplace. The abuse an employee receives at home can lead to lost productivity, higher stress, increased absenteeism and higher health … Continue reading

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What Can Communities do to Prevent Domestic Violence?

Expand education and awareness efforts to increase positive attitudes toward nonviolence and encourage individuals to report family violence. Form or task forces to assess the problem, develop an action plan, and monitor progress. Mandate training in domestic violence for all … Continue reading

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