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Property Damage in the Domestic Violence Context  

Author:  D. Kelly  Weisberg.

Source: Volume 22, Number 02, December/January 2017 , pp.17-20(4)

Domestic Violence Report

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Property damage is a common form of intimate partner violence. Despite the prevalence of this form of abuse, the literature has largely ignored this topic. This article will explore the nature of this form of abuse and the legal remedies that address it.

Keywords: property destruction; power and control; Vehicular damage; property that has unique personal value; criminal mischief; malicious mischief laws

Affiliations:  1: Hastings College of Law.

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