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What is an Order of Protection?

By: Casandra L. Ringlespaugh, Attorney The Indiana Civil Protection Order Act, or ICPOA, is a set of laws passed Indiana in 2002 in regards to domestic and family violence. Under the ICPOA, Courts can issue Orders to protect people from domestic or family violence, stalking, or a sex offense. These Court Orders are called “Protection… Continue Reading »

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By: Casandra L. Ringlespaugh, Attorney Every 9 seconds in the US, a woman is assaulted or beaten, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice. Although intimate partner physical violence affects both men and women, women are much more likely be severely physically abused, with statistically 1 in 3 women as compared… Continue Reading »