/Domestic Violence

Mesa County DHS & Nonprofit to Recruit More Foster Families

The notion of a foster home should conjure up thoughts of safety, stability, a secure environment and many other more positive attributes. Unfortunately, a family of an 11-month-old girl who was taken out of a “safe foster home” and placed in a home where a woman with a “child abuse” background killed the little girl […]

June 14, 2018|Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Foster Care|

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Established in October 1981, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in October is a national campaign commemorating the victims of domestic violence while focusing on educating the public about domestic violence issues. The three main goals of DVAM are to:

Remember and mourn the passing of those who died as a result of domestic violence
Celebrate the lives of domestic violence […]

September 30, 2016|Divorce, Divorce Planning, Domestic Violence, Family Law|

CASA Volunteers Give Voice, Help to Abused Children Going through Divorce

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) is an organization that offers important support and help to abused and neglected children whose parents are going through divorce. CASA advocates generally enter the picture when allegations of abuse or domestic violence arise.

These individuals go into homes, interview children, observe the settings and sit though gut wrenching court hearings listening […]

January 30, 2016|Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Law|