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When a family or household member tries to cause you bodily harm by hitting, pushing, beating, or physically hurting you, that is domestic violence. When a family or household member makes you afraid that you will be harmed, that is domestic violence. When a family or household member stalks, commits sexually oriented offenses against you, or forces sexual relations on you, that is domestic violence. When a family or household member abuses your children, that is domestic violence. State law has determined that some forms of abuse do not constitute criminal behavior or behavior requiring the Court’s intervention. For example, psychological battering, economic abuse, or verbal harassment without evidence of threats or physical harm are not recognized by Ohio law as domestic violence that allows a petitioner to obtain a protection order or request that criminal charges be filed.
Child Abuse and Domestic Violence by
Call Number: HV 6625.52 .M49
Publication Date: 2017
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, by
Call Number: Reserve RC 455.2 .C4 A48
Publication Date: 5th ed.
Domestic Torts: Civil Lawsuits Arising From Criminal Conduct Within Family Relationships by
Call Number: KF 1269 .K37
Domestic Violence and the Law by
Call Number: KF 9322 .A7 D35
Publication Date: 2008
Domestic Violence : Practice and Procedure by
Call Number: KF 1269 .A15 D66
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by
Call Number: HV 6626.2 .S59
Publication Date: 2019
Ohio Domestic Violence Law by
Call Number: KFO 567 .F35 A295