In fact, by assuming that anger or increased substance abuse will always lead to violence means that many non-violent people who are in need of help become unfairly characterized as violent.
A conviction of a teen dating violence offense in California can have serious long-term consequences.
San Diego criminal defense lawyer Vikas Bajaj says “teenagers are not immune from the lifelong consequences that can accompany a criminal record, especially for crimes of domestic violence or sexual abuse.
Once kids become too old for time-out, many parents struggle to find effective ways to discipline older teens.
But it's important to find punishments for teenagers that will teach them life lessons.