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The same NFL franchise that signed Greg Hardy in 2015 claims to have a zero tolerance policy on domestic violence

Jerry Jones: Cowboys have ‘complete zero tolerance’ regarding domestic violence

Running back Ezekiel Elliott will play for the Cowboys on Sunday, just days after his request for a brief administration stay was granted. That means Elliott’s six-game suspension for alleged incidents of domestic violence has been put on hold again.

Elliott told reporters that he hasn’t ever considered accepting his suspension because “it’s bigger than football”.

“This is bigger than a suspension,” the running back said, via the Dallas Morning News. “It’s bigger than football, them [NFL] trying to make me something I’m not. I’m not an abuser. That’s not who I am. This is my name and this is my reputation. This is something I’m going to have to live with beyond football. Every day is worth fighting.”

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Source: cbssports.com

Restraining Orders and Divorce

June 15th, 2017

Domestic violence can have a serious impact on the life of an individual including their physical and mental well being. If you feel that you are being abused you have the right to obtain a restraining order.

California defines “domestic violence” as abuse perpetrated against a spouse, former spouse, cohabitant, or former cohabitant. Abuse inflicted by one’s current or former dating partner or fiancé/fiancée is also domestic violence, as is abuse committed against the parent of a child by the other parent.
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