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[19 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 5,373 views]
GPS tracking in domestic violence cases

It’s a saying common in legal circles — an order of protection is a piece of paper that won’t stop a knife or a bullet.
Travis County Court Division 4 Judge Mike Denton of Austin, Texas, says he understands the reasoning behind that saying even if he doesn’t completely agree with it. Denton said an order of protection can be very effective if it is enforced. In most cases, people who are prohibited from coming in contact with someone by an order of protection will obey the order. In some cases, …

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[5 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,845 views]
John Mikesch — domestic abuse and how to escape it

John Mikesch, an attorney with Taylor Law Partners in Fayetteville, is one of the featured presenters at Best Practices for Domestic Violence and Child Custody continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on April 15 in Fayetteville.
That seminar is hosted by Legal Aid of Arkansas and is good for 5.5 hours of CLE credit for licensed attorneys. Click here for more information about the seminar and a handy registration form. Legal Aid has asked that all people wanting to attend try to turn in their registration forms by April 7. So, tick-tock, …

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[7 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,638 views]
Arkansas Author: Neile Jones-Batie

Name: Neile Jones-Batie
Location: Northwest Arkansas
Occupation: News Anchor/Public Speaker
Book Title: Look Again…Because You Can
Where can the book be found?
http://neilejones.tatepublishing.net/, Borders, Amazon.com, Walmart.com and certain Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club locations.
Tell us about the book, what’s it about?
The book is about surviving an abusive relationship and things I wish I’d allowed myself to see in the beginning as well as appreciating all the blessings along the way that helped me find myself again…for me the book is about hope.
What inspires you to write?
I think I’m inspired by life. We all have a …