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Domestic Violence

VICTIM

PERPATRATOR

Domestic Violence is the mistreatment of one family member by another to gain control and power, the violence can take on different forms such as

Physical Abuse- throwing things, punching, slapping, choking, and wrist grabbing

Emotional Abuse- Yelling, making insults or threats

Sexual Abuse- unwanted touching, incest or rape

Neglect- withholding affection, money, food, health care or other forms of care.

 FAMILY VIOLENCE HURTS THE WHOLE FAMILY

If you believe you may be a victim of Domestic Violence there is hope. Your first step is courage. A victim could also be a perpetrator.

There is hope if you believe you may be a perpetrator of Domestic Violence. The first step is honesty. A perpetrator can also be a victim.

Most families don't know what Domestic Violence Is 

 

 

California Penal Code Section 273.5(a) PC: Corporal Injury To Spouse. California Penal Code Section 273.5(a) PC makes it illegal to injure a spouse, cohabitant or fellow parent in an act of domestic violence. This offense is also referred to as domestic abuse, domestic violence, or corporal injury to a spouse.

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode...273.5.