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Domestic Violence

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Mental and Emotional Abuse – Domestic Violence Isn’t Always Black and Blue

October 17, 2016

When we think of domestic violence, images often come to mind of black eyes, bruises, busted lips, or broken bones. However, domestic violence encompasses much more than that. Domestic violence is abuse or undue manipulation through power and control that occurs between two parties involved, or formerly involved, in a personal or intimate relationship. This can include spouses, former spouses, couples who have lived together, couples who have dated, as well as children, parents, and grandparents.

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Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy

May 21, 2014

In North Carolina, domestic violence can be defined in simple terms as abuse, fear of abuse, harassment, or undue manipulation or control that occurs between two parties involved, or formerly involved, in a personal or intimate relationship. This can include spouses, former spouses, opposite sex couples who have lived together, children, parents, and grandparents. Domestic violence is not limited to physical violence and may also include sexual assault, mental abuse, harassment, and stalking. Helpmate, the…

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