You have been married for decades and harboring a terrible a secret. Your husband drank himself drunk every weekend. When he got drunk he got angry and violent. Sound familiar? This is an unfortunate reality for hundreds of women. You aren’t alone. New Era for Women More women have taken...

Restraining orders are granted in civil court when a judge decides that domestic violence occurred. Some people get confused about the difference domestic violence that ends up in a civil court versus a criminal court and prosecuted by a District Attorney or State’s Attorney’s Office....

Going to court in “street clothes.” Although perhaps it shouldn’t matter what you look like, it does. Show that you take your serious court matter seriously by dressing in a professional or at least business casual way.   Having arguments with the other party during a hearing. You may...