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False allegations of domestic abuse hurt your reputation

When you're accused of domestic violence, it can quickly ruin your reputation. If you're in the midst of a divorce, your spouse might have used a claim like this to get the upper hand in a child custody dispute or might have made the claim to try to get more support from the courts in general.

A family-centered lawyer can help with domestic assault issues

Whether the accusations are completely false or grounded in reality, domestic assault allegations can have a long-lasting affect on your life and your personal relationships. Further, domestic assault is against the law in Tennessee, meaning a conviction will result in significant penalties.

The 4 kinds of domestic abuse you need to understand

You've been accused of many things in your life, but you never expected to be a young woman accused of domestic abuse. How could you be an abusive partner, when you're so much smaller than your husband? You've never physically attacked him, either. The truth is that there are multiple kinds of domestic violence and abuse. Typically, it's referred to as physical violence, but financial, emotional, sexual or physical abuse are all types as defined by law.

Domestic assault allegations affect your life and your freedom

It is an unpleasant fact that people are sometimes of accused of criminal acts they did not commit. Allegations of domestic assault run rampant in Tennessee -- some of them are legitimate, but many of them are not. What you need to understand is that any allegations of domestic assault will have an effect on your life, even without a conviction.

What to do if you are facing domestic assault allegations

Even though the holiday season is behind us, you may be among the many people in Tennessee dealing with the aftermath of a serious altercation that took place in recent weeks. As noted in this article in The Atlantic, the holidays are a time when we see a spike in domestic assault claims.

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