What are the consequences of menacing?

Domestic violence, in whatever form, is a troubling problem. The State of Oregon takes domestic violence very seriously as the effects not only harm the victim but may consequently affect the witnesses to these acts, such as the kids. All the domestic violence charges...

How to contest a restraining order

If your spouse has requested a restraining order against you in Oregon, you have every reason to feel concern or anxiety. Whether or not you and your family member have been having serious conflicts in your home, the accusation alone could be enough to cause you...

Can a victim drop domestic violence charges?

It is not uncommon for victims of domestic violence to either try to drop the domestic violence charges or to recant their statements. In fact, in 80% to 90% of domestic violence cases, victims try to undo the legal damage. This is because, though the abused do not...