Domestic Violence

Spotlight on Survivors

If you know me, you know my passion is for helping people. I’m particularly called to help people who have gone through the tragedy of domestic violence – helping them…

Domestic Violence

U Visa Updates (2017)

Last month, I was fortunate to meet with some of the best and brightest advocates and discuss U visas (available for victims of certain crimes). We talked about the backlog, adjudication trends,…

Domestic Violence

When Abuse Forces a Change in Plans

Summer months are peak times for domestic violence. As temperatures rise, so do tempers. What happens when a family petition turns sour because of abuse in the relationship? Currently, it…