October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month so it seems appropriate to educate ourselves and others on what domestic violence is and why abusers abuse. What is domestic violence? Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors (examples of which are listed below) used by...
Red Flags

Red Flags

In visiting with people about domestic violence, one question seems to always be asked:   How do I recognize – or help others recognize – an abuser, and avoid a relationship with them?   This is such an important question. The earlier a person recognizes a...
Victim Impact Panel – February 17, 2020

Victim Impact Panel – February 17, 2020

Along with my sisters, I have the honor of participating in a Domestic Violence Impact Panel on Monday, February 17, 2020 at 6:30pm. The event is at the First Presbyterian Church, 214 S Charter St, Monticello, IL.. We will speak to the offenses and personal violations...
She Has a Voice

She Has a Voice

Twenty-eight years ago, today, on October 5, 1990, I sat behind my big wooden desk engulfed in a burgundy leather wingback chair in my office at the law firm of Cobb Cole & Bell in Daytona Beach, Florida. It was a sunny morning and I hadn’t been at work long but I...
Welcome to Fehr Advocacy and Consultation

Welcome to Fehr Advocacy and Consultation

Welcome to Fehr Advocacy and Consultation Fehr Advocacy and Consultation is dedicated to assisting domestic violence victims in obtaining justice. All women have the basic right to live free from domestic violence and see those who violate that right held accountable...