Domestic Violence and Pregnancy

Expecting a child is a key risk factor for domestic violence starting or escalating.  This is not news, the book 'What to Expect When You Are Expecting' tells the pregnant woman in the first chapter that their child is more at risk of domestic violence than they are...

Elder abuse and loans

We have an increasing habit in Australia of asking older retired people to guarantee the loans of relatives.  The person may not be vulnerable by any ordinary definition, except they are unable to say no to their relative.  The loan will inevitably put stress on the...