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Some say it's tough to get protection from abuse.
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The surest means of stopping domestic violence is early intervention, Gov. Martin O'Malley says.
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Court Watch, a group that monitors Maryland's courts, has offered Montgomery County Circuit Court judges suggestions on how to better protect victims of domestic violence.
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Under a proposed bill, violent offenders in Maryland could have five years added to their prison sentence if the crime occurs around children.
One in three teens is a victim of dating violence. Montgomery County has stepped up awareness efforts for students and their parents.
Domestic violence is the leading cause of homicides in one of the richest counties in the nation. A new report details the circumstances leading up to these deaths and steps that can be taken to better protect victims.
Two Maryland prosecutors are pushing lawmakers for a new law that could add up to five years to a prison sentence for an act of domestic abuse witnessed by a child.
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