Police frequently receive an increase in domestic violence calls and family feuds on Thanksgiving.
Holidays can be stressful. Family tension mixed with alcohol can lead to dangerous situations.
Domestic-violence experts recommend identifying easy exits and establishing code words with children who can run to neighbors for help if problems escalate.
If things get out of hand verbally or physically, don’t hesitate to leave the family gathering earlier than planned.
Spivak Law Firm provides aggressive representation for plaintiffs and defendants at PFA hearings and all criminal domestic-violence cases. Call us at (412) 344-4900 or toll free at (800) 545-9390.