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Is economic abuse domestic violence?

In your home, you’ve always had one rule, and that was that only one person would be in charge of the finances. The reason for this was to prevent either of you from overspending. There was only one debit card and one credit card that both of you would use, and the...

Is it a punishment or child abuse?

In some senses, whether child abuse has happened seems very straightforward. Did you physically harm the child? Are the accusations against you grounded in reality? In actual practice, though, it’s not always that clear-cut. For instance, striking a child is typically...

Federal courts vs. state courts

In the United States, there are two different types of court: state court and federal court. The states run the state courts, whereas the federal government runs the federal court. If somebody accuses you of a crime, it is important to understand the difference in...