Domestic Violence Stops With You: Available Civil Remedies in Illinois From Sterk Family Law Group, P.C. (Paperback)
Domestic Violence is an epidemic that affects an unknown number of people due to the under-reported nature of the issue. This abuse comes in many forms: physical abuse, mental abuse, verbal abuse, spiritual abuse, sexual abuse, and financial abuse. There is no particular social class, economic class, gender, race, or ethnicity who is exempt from domestic violence. Domestic violence is not limited to one certain class of individuals who are more prone to violence and there is no particular stereotype.Are you being abused? If you had the courage to pick up this book and hold it in your hands...the answer is probably YES.Abuses takes on many forms. All forms of domestic violence are equally destructive as they rob you of your physical health, mental well-being, emotional wellness and in the worst-case scenario...abuse will rob you of your life.No matter what you have been told - YOU DO NOT DESERVE TO BE ABUSED. Enough is enough. Domestic violence must stop...and YOU are the only one with the power to stop it and the laws in Illinois afford the opportunities of protection to all victims of domestic violence. YOU are NOT powerless You can do this You MUST do this and you WILL do this. Just by picking up this book...YOU have already empowered yourself to STOP the abuse.Because many, if not all, victims of Domestic Violence feel helpless with nowhere to escape, we felt the need to publish this book to let victims know there are legal remedies available in Illinois and the abuse CAN STOP.