Crime Victims’ Compensation

Did you know that if you are a victim of a violent crime, there are benefits available to you? Crime doesn’t pay, but in Texas, criminals do. Crime victim compensation is a government program to reimburse victims of violent crimes– such as assault, homicide, rape, and, in some states, burglary – as well as their families for many of their…

Suspect your Child is a Victim of Abuse?

The Centers for Disease Control define child maltreatment as any act or series of acts of commission or omission by a parent or other caregiver that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. There are different kinds of child abuse: physical, sexual, or emotional. Neglect, which can be benign or…

Emotional & Mental Abuse

A form of abuse often dismissed, because it’s harder to identify physically with there being no bruises or marks on the outside of the body, is emotional and mental abuse. Regardless, this form of abuse is no less damaging and unlike physical bruises, doesn’t heal as quickly. Often, the abused victim develops coping mechanisms to help…