LA Domestic Violence Survivors Shouldn’t Have To Pay Private Notaries To Get Restraining Orders

April 13, 2021

Currently, in Louisiana, domestic violence survivors who want to file a temporary restraining order against their abuser require a notarized affidavit.  Unfortunately, over 9 parishes in Louisiana do not provide notary services at the Clerk of Court, which means that survivors are forced to find and pay for a private notary.  This requirement not only […]

What’s Worse: Domestic Violence or Catching Covid?

July 14, 2020

  One of the silent killers behind Covid lockdown has been domestic abuse and violence. And it has been as cross-cultural and indifferent as coronavirus – countries all across the globe have reported increased violence at home, typically against women and children. At the start of lockdown, UK’s largest domestic abuse charity, Refuge, reported a […]

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