12:00 PM12:00

November Luncheon

Domestic Abuse and Animal Cruelty: How Attorneys Can Help Stop The Cycle of Abuse

When a family is ensnared in the cycle of abuse, it is not only the human members of the family who are affected. Join us to learn about the link between domestic violence and animal abuse, and what attorneys, in particular, can do to help stop the cycle of abuse.  The presentation will discuss the link, why victims stay with a batterer to protect their pets, the SAAV Program (which provides safe shelter for pets affected by domestic abuse in Dane County), and key legislative advancements, including recent changes to Chapter 813 (Restraining Orders and Injunctions).  1 CLE credit will be applied for.

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