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NFL player facing domestic violence charge in California

Charges of child endangerment and misdemeanor domestic violence were filed against football player Ray McDonald on May 25 after he was arrested in San Jose, California, ABC News reported.

Reports coming from police said McDonald, 30, was accused of attacking a woman at a Santa Clara apartment. The alleged victim was carrying a baby when she was assaulted. McDonald reportedly left the apartment and at 7:00 a.m., Santa Clara officers arrested him at a teammates’ home in San Jose. McDonald, who has been accused of domestic violence several times, was expected to be booked at a county jail in Santa Clara.

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Carolina Panthers’ Gregory Hardy faces trial for domestic violence

The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office in North Carolina has reported that Carolina Panthers’ defensive end Gregory Hardy will be appearing in appeals court soon for his domestic violence charge, according to wncn.com.

Hardy was sentenced to 18 months probation last July. He allegedly assaulted his ex-girlfriend and threatened to kill her on multiple occasions; the accuser cited this as the reason that she waited to go to authorities. A witness on the night of the incident in question says that she heard a woman being slammed against a wall and dragged across the floor. Hardy has now filed for an appeal and is expected in court February 9th.

In cases of domestic violence, time is crucial. Our attorneys at Marshall & Taylor PLLC can help you file a restraining order, offer legal advice, and provide competent legal representation in court. Call our offices today at (919) 833-1040.

NHL player charged for assaulting spouse

A December 15 article of ESPN LA stated that hockey defenseman of the Los Angeles Kings, Slava Voynov, was charged in California after he was suspected of physically abusing his wife.

According to a court judge in Los Angeles, the charge against the 24-year-old hockey player will progress due to adequate evidence. An officer of the Redondo Beach Police testified that Marta Varlamova was brutally assaulted by Voynov. Marta needed several stitches to fix the wound she sustained above her left eye as a result of Voynov’s attack. Voynov was prevented from participating his team’s activity after his arrest. He is scheduled for a court trial on December 29.

Unfortunately, the majority of domestic violence victims are traumatized in the violent act and may feel scared to report such abuses committed by their spouse. However, if you have experienced this in Raleigh, the legal team of Marshall & Taylor PLLC may work on your behalf to stop such abuses. Find out how we can safeguard your welfare today by calling (919) 833-1040.

Suspected perpetrator of child abuse arrested

Twenty-three-year-old Rowan County, North Carolina resident Dustin Aaron Wilson, who was accused of harming his two-month-old son and has been on the wanted list for some time, was arrested in Buncombe County on November 24, The Piedmont News Station reported.

Local authorities said they started investigation into Wilson’s case late in October after the two-month-old child received treatment at the Rowan Regional Medical Center for injuries consistent with physical abuse.

Wilson has been taken into custody in Swannanoa on warrants of felony child abuse. He is detained temporarily in the Buncombe County Jail pending transport back to Rowan County.

The attorneys at Marshall & Taylor PLLC in Raleigh handle all matters of family law, including domestic violence and child abuse. If you or a loved one have been abused by another, there are legal options you can pursue for your protection. Call our offices at (919) 833-1040 today to learn how our attorneys may work on your behalf.

Creed vocalist’s wife filed for divorce

Scott Stapp’s wife reportedly filed for divorce in a Florida court recently, claiming that her husband is addicted to drugs and is acting violently, a cleveland.com article stated on December 1.

Jaclyn Stapp filed for divorce in Palm Beach County last month after moving out of their house in October. Jaclyn reportedly sought the help of a judge to confine Scott to a substance abuse center. Jaclyn stated that her estranged husband has threatened to hurt their family and to kill himself. The 41-year-old vocalist recently posted several troubling videos on Facebook claiming that IRS has frozen his accounts and an identity thief have stolen all of his money.

When you have decided to file for divorce, enlisting an efficient attorney in the filing process is crucial to ensure your rights are protected, especially if your partner is suffering from mental or emotional difficulties. If you are in Raleigh the attorneys of Marshall & Taylor PLLC may assist you throughout this difficult and fragile process. Find out how we may work for you today by calling (919) 833-1040.

Charlotte Hornets’ player charged with domestic assault

Basketball player for Charlotte Hornets Jeffery Matthew Taylor was recently charged with domestic assault in Michigan, wcnc.com reported on September 26.

According to reports, the 25-year-old Hornets’ forward was arrested in East Lansing at around 1:00 a.m. of September 25 after physically engaging with a girl he was dating. Taylor is also facing one count of deliberately damaging property. The prosecutor stated that other details of the incident will not yet be provided by police due to an ongoing investigation. A statement from the Hornets confirmed his arrest and said that he is temporarily barred from joining team-related activities while the league is examining the incident. Taylor is expected to appear in court this month.

The Raleigh attorneys of Marshall & Taylor PLLC understand the torment domestic abuse victims often experience. If you are facing this difficult situation, our lawyers may be able to legally defend you from your aggressor. Learn more about your options from us today by calling (919) 833-1040.