COVID-19 is responsible for a concerning increase in domestic violence as well as a depletion of resources available to those in need.
When you are living in fear of your spouse, you need to take action to protect yourself and your children. Sure, couples quibble and argue and sometimes it can get loud or last a day or two. But, it is not normal for one spouse to instill fear in the other or cause physical harm.[…]
Domestic Violence and Michigan Divorce: Michigan divorce cases are not immune to domestic violence. Domestic violence is about power and control. Abusers threaten violence or use violence to control another. They know that fear provides lasting and intimidating power which damages the self-esteem of the victim. When a victim hears they are worthless and incompetent[…]