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Domestic Violence

Welcome to the Domestic Violence section of FindLaw’s Family Law Center, providing information and resources for family members and intimate partners affected by domestic violence or domestic abuse. Here you will find helpful information on a variety of domestic violence issues – from identifying early warning signs and symptoms of domestic violence to taking legal action and practical steps to protect yourself from physical, sexual, emotional, or financial abuse. This section also provides information on related domestic violence topics – such as stalking and harassment -- and links to state-specific domestic violence laws and resources.