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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH & CHILDREN - How to Report Suspected Abuse

abuse.jpgA referral of child abuse and or neglect can be made by any person including a child, who has reasonable cause to suspect child abuse or neglect. You may report the matter to the Department of Human Services or any law enforcement agency. The information in a Child Protective Services complaint needs to be provided by the individual who actually has observed the alleged victim or had contact with the child regarding the complaint.

Texts, Tweets and Other Ways NOT To Talk

file-20190318-28502-irx4gz.jpgWith a few swift key strikes, your case could go down in flames. If you think I'm exaggerating, think about Tiger Woods, Jesse James or, for you Detroiters, Kwame Kilpatrick, and think again. It's easy in our social networking gluttony, where friends from way-back-when are an internet connection away and your computer keyboard is your sounding board, to rant about your case. After all, it is mostly free, you don't have to pay your lawyer or your therapist to listen to you, your spouse or ex is not your friend or follower, everyone who is your friend and follower wants to know what's going on, and a status update or a wall post is the easiest way to tell them how you feel - exactly how you feel. And that's the problem.

HOW TO MAKE YOUR NEWLY SEPARATED FAMILY'S BACK-TO-SCHOOL ROUTINE SMOOTHER

imagesINL8M6IA.jpgSettling into the school routine is tough enough. When you are a newly separated family, settling in can be - and usually is - even tougher. You have new homes, new bus routes, new morning and bedtime routines - we could go on and on. This, on top of new teachers, new classmates and new school parents to deal with, many of them judgey.

WORRIED ABOUT CHEATING? TOP SIGNS YOUR S.O. IS PROBABLY CHEATING ON YOU

Are you worried your significant other is cheating on you? Always have a frank discussion, carefully timed for confrontation, when you are in a safe enviornment. Consult a lawyer, too, for legal ramifications of a potential split. In the meantime, look over these top signs-

Heartbroken? Family Lawyer's Tips for Handling a Breakup

broken-heart_0.jpgHow do you handle a breakup? In a family law practice, this is a common - and necessary - topic. Family law lawyers handle your emotions just as must as your legal matters. These are inextricable when a family - of any makeup, young or old, children or no children, first marriage or one of many - breaks down. While we are not mental health professionals, we can give you anecdotal advice and tips. Any lawyer who tells you otherwise does not have your best interests - personal and legal - in mind. In addition to consulting with a mental health professional, you should consider the following.

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