Monthly Archives: June 2013

Globally, One in Three Women Are Victims of Domestic Violence

The first systematic study of available data on assaults of women by intimate partners around the world was released on Thursday.  The study reports that thirty percent of women aged fifteen years and older have suffered domestic violence at the hands of their partner.  In the study, the authors synthesized...

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Florida Governor Scott Vetoes Alimony Bill

In April, the Florida Senate voted in favor of Senate Bill 718, better known as the alimony reform bill.  This bill would greatly affect the current alimony laws in the state by altering time tables for alimony and ending permanent alimony, as well.  Permanent alimony was instituted years ago when...

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