CDV Criminal Domestic Violence

CASA loses funding, shuts down temporarily

CASA loses funding, shuts down temporarily

CASA is now reporting that they have closed their Myrtle Beach safehouse, due to funding agencies pulling their support as...

SLED investigates CASA in Myrtle Beach for mismanagement of funds

SLED investigates CASA in Myrtle Beach for mismanagement of funds

There are no allegations of theft of funds or anything nefarious – CASA (Citizens Against Spousal Abuse) is funded mostly...

Topeka, Kansas stops prosecuting CDV/ domestic violence cases

Topeka, Kansas stops prosecuting CDV/ domestic violence cases

The Topeka City Council has announced that it will no longer prosecute domestic violence cases, following the County District Attorney’s...

Bond in criminal domestic violence cases (RTFM)

Bond in criminal domestic violence cases (RTFM)

We’ve had a few cases lately where a magistrate or municipal court judge has denied bond on CDV charges. It...

YLD volunteer prosecutors

YLD volunteer prosecutors

Recently, I’ve been receiving emails from the Young Lawyers Division asking me to volunteer as a special pro bono prosecutor...

Myrtle Beach police officer charged with domestic violence

Myrtle Beach police officer charged with domestic violence

A Myrtle Beach police officer was charged with CDV/ criminal domestic violence last week. It may come as a surprise...

Baltimore judge marries Defendant and Victim in the middle of trial

Baltimore judge marries Defendant and Victim in the middle of trial

A Baltimore judge performed a marriage ceremony for the Defendant in a criminal domestic violence case, during trial, so that...