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Domestic Violence and Divorce

Douglas Parker
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12 October, 2021
California Penal Code 13700 defines domestic violence as a form of abuse committed against an intimate partner, consisting of the use of physical force against an intimate partner.    It can also consist of non-physical forms of abuse such as thr...

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