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The American Bar states, ”Approximately 1.3 million women and 835,000 men are physically assaulted by an intimate partner annually in the United States.” Patricia Tjaden & Nancy Thoennes, U.S. Dep’t of Just., NCJ 183781, Full Report of the Prevalence, Incidence, and Consequences of Intimate Partner Violence Against Women: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey, at iv(2000), available at http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/pubs-sum/183781.html

The American Bar states, “Intimate partner violence made up 20% of all nonfatal violent crime experienced by women in 2001.” Callie Marie Rennison, U.S. Dep’t of Just., NCJ 197838, Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief: Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001, at 1 (2003).

If you have been the victim of domestic violence, there are legal safeguards that afford you protection from your abuser. Please contact Lamar Law Office, LLC to discuss available options.