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    Domestic Violence Books:

    Domestic Violence Survival Guide - Ships in 24 hours
    Provides...Tactics, Strategies and Guidelines. Ideally, domestic violence should be recognized early in the relationship, then prevented before it erupts. If it cannot be prevented, it must be stopped before serious harm is done. If it cannot be stopped, the victim must be protected before further harm is done. Once the victim is protected, she must be rehabilitated to become a whole person once again.
    Cliff Mariani/ Paperback
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    The Verbally Abusive Relationship - Ships in 24 hours
    Almost everyone has heard of or knows someone who is part of a verbally abusive relationship - if they're not involved in one themselves. In The Verbally Abusive Relationship, you'll find validation and understanding - it's not "all in your head" - and encouragement for your efforts to change the situation.
    Patricia Evans/ Paperback
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    The Domestic Violence Sourcebook - Ships in 24 hours
    This newly revised second edition of The Domestic Violence Sourcebook provides information on welfare reform and its impact on victims of domestic violence; information on how corporate America and other agencies are helping; additional safety tips; and updated resource and Internet lists.
    Dawn Bradley Berry/ Paperback
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    Divorce First Aid - Ships in 24 hours
    This book is an easy-to read, practical book that dispenses common-sense advice for divorce situations.
    Webster Watnik/ Paperback
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    Learning to Leave: A Woman's Guide - Ships in 24 hours
    When divorce is the only way out, this is the book you need to have--divorce counselor Lynett Triere's lifesaving guide through your time of greatest stress.
    Lynette Triere with Richard Peacock/Paperback
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    Domestic Violence and Prevention Links:

  • Domestic Violence Interactive Forum A great place to post questions and share common experiences with others who have suffered from verbal and physical abuse!

  • Domestic Violence Chat Room A great place have real-time communication with others who are facing domestic violence issues. talking things out can really prove to be helpful!

  • Domestic Violence Handbook Domestic violence shouldn¹t happen to anybody. Ever. Period. But it does‹and when it does, there¹s help. Maybe you¹ve lived with abuse, maybe experienced it just once; maybe you work or live next to someone who is being abused right now.

  • Domestic Violence Overview A premeir resource for domestic abuse ranging from, noticing potential signs to making a Separation Saftey Plan. Being prepared for the worst situation is a must, and this site will help you devise such a plan.

  • Child Abuse A great page with several different links to articles and info.

  • What Can WE DO About it? A Community Checklist- Important steps to find and recognise domestic violence against women.

  • The ABA Comission on Domestic Violence Between 2 and 4 million women are annually victimized by domestic violence. Most children in homes in which domestic violence occurs witness that abuse and suffer secondary psychological effects, including aggressive behavior and depression. Male children who witness abuse are more likely to become abusers themselves as adults, creating a vicious, intergenerational cycle of violent behavior.

  • Victims Services Tour of a Domestic Violence Shelter Join us as we go from room to room. Hear the voices of women who have sought shelter with Victim Services, see pictures of the inside of a shelter, and find answers to the questions battered women entering a shelter might ask. When you exit the tour, you will find suggestions on preventing domestic violence in your area and what corporations can do to help.

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline each month nearly 10,000 callers - the hot-line supports many languages - 1-800-799-SAFE

  • Family Violence Awarenes Page Let's stop domestic violence and child abuse!

  • Personalized Saftey Plan A form to print and fill out that will get you organized for a quick exit in a dangerous and violent situation. The information was generalized from a plan found at Metro Nashville Police Department.

  • Women's Resource Information and Support Centre

  • DOJ Violence Against Women Office

  • Family Violence Prevention Fund

    Articles About Domestic Violence

  • "Family Anti-Terrorism- A New Weapon in the Domestic Violence Law"I recall a quote that the true measure of a society can be judged by the laws it enacts to protect its weak. This country can take pride that it can now be judged in a more favorable light as the Department of Justice has recently created within itself a Violence Against Women Office...

  • "Domestic Violence Requires Purpose & Intent" Domestic violence means the occurrence of one or more of the following acts inflicted upon a person protected under this act by an adult or an emancipated minor: Each of the following underlying criminal acts require one form or another of purpose or intent:...

  • "Statutory Defenses for Domestic Violence" The General Principles of Liability available to defendants in the Code of Criminal Justice N.J.S.A. 2C:2-1 et seq. apply to the defense of domestic violence actions. It is the Plaintiff who must establish by a preponderance of the evidence that each and every element of the Domestic Violence Complaint and underlying reference to the enumerated criminal statutes are met...

  • "Significant Domestic Violence Cases" PERANIO v. PERANIO, 280 N.J. Super 47 (App. Div. 1995), decided March 7, 1995. Mr. Peranio stated to his wife "I'll bury you" and was found by a trial court to have committed domestic violence by harassing his wife. The Appellate Division found that, as a matter of law, the defendant did not violate the domestic violence act under those circumstances. The Appellate Division reviewed the legislative history of the prevention of Domestic Violence Act and held that...

    The following is a directory of state and county standards for batterer intervention and domestic violence education:

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