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Husband may have been victim of domestic battery

2925979_s.jpgWhen talking about domestic abuse, many tend to assume the victim is a woman -- either a wife or a girlfriend -- and that the abuser is a man -- either the husband or boyfriend. And while these scenarios certainly do play out, it is important to keep in mind that men can also be the victims of domestic abuse.

On Saturday, Pia Zadora, a 61-year-old singer and actress, was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery. She was taken to jail and released after posting a $4,000 bail.

Police are yet to release the name of the victim, but there is reason to believe it could be her husband, a police detective she married in 2005. 

Zadora was arrested around 11 a.m. on Saturday. This was about six hours after police first responded to the home.

In looking at a case such as this one, while a lot of the specifics have not been made public, the fact that Zadora was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery goes to show that gender does not matter when it comes to domestic abuse. 

Whether it is a husband or wife living in Illinois, no one deserves to have to live in fear. And while reporting the abuse can be the first step toward getting out of an unhealthy relationship, many do freeze up upon learning that they may have to face their abuser in court and re-tell their stories. This can be especially difficult and stressful when dealing with divorce, child custody and child support. 

This is where an attorney with experience handling all aspects of family law, including domestic abuse, can step in. This attorney can be there in the courtroom to act as support, while also keeping the best interests of the children and abused spouse in mind. 

Source: Us Weekly, "Pia Zadora Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges," Joyce Chen, June 3, 2013

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