Past Posts for "Safe Families Office"


Volunteer Take: Few Legal Endeavors Are As Rewarding as Potentially Saving a Client’s Life

Volunteer Take: Few Legal Endeavors Are As Rewarding as Potentially Saving a Client’s Life

posted on August 31st, 2017   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

One of the first things you learn in domestic violence training at AVLF is that violence can occur in any relationship, regardless of gender, race, or sexual orientation. We saw that firsthand. She was married to her abuser for decades and had several children with him. Both were highly educated, well-employed, and, to the outside world, had presented as a nearly perfect family. Until he tried to kill her.

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Volunteer Take: A Lawyer Counts the Victims in Family Violence Cases

Volunteer Take: A Lawyer Counts the Victims in Family Violence Cases

posted on August 2nd, 2017   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

I add the original victim’s and batterer’s child or children. The batterer literally pounds cruel lessons home. The children learn them young, filing them in the backs of minds, to surface later. An impulse to beat or to let a batterer attack can lie in wait, until a threat, tantrum or argument triggers it.

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Safe Families Office Gets Tech Overhaul

Safe Families Office Gets Tech Overhaul

posted on July 6th, 2017   |   Category: Blog   |   No Comments

Thanks to a grant from the AEC Trust and with support from TechBridge, starting July 24, the SFO will become completely digital. The advances in technology will better address our needs, the needs of our clients, and the needs of the court.

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