Family Law for Real Housewives: The Domestic Violence Version

December 5, 2017

Resident Community Blog

By: Rebecca A. Provder

At its best, the Real Housewives showcases Real issues faced by millions of men and women across the nation. One of those issues is domestic violence.

During the last season of the Real Housewives of Atlanta, we saw strong women like Sheree and Kenya discuss their own struggles with domestic violence. Even as a family lawyer, where I learned early on in my career that you never know what’s going on behind closed doors, it came as a surprise to see Kenya give her boyfriend chance after chance despite smashing her windows and other forms of abuse. Sheree revealed that her ex-husband emotionally and verbally abused her during their marriage, and that at times the abuse turned physical.

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