CTV’s W5 article: ‘Why does he keep abusing?’ Changing the question about intimate partner violence

woman holds childs hand

As part of CTV’s W5 episode Unrestrained, host Avery Haines interviewed Luke’s Place Legal Director, Pamela Cross. Unrestrained aired at 7:00pm EST on November 14, 2020. Pamela spoke about the complex family law system and described how restraining orders don’t do enough to protect women in abusive relationships. Lawyer and advocate Pamela Cross says,“a woman…

Read more

10 years of life-changing legal help

mom consoling toddler girl

From DurhamRegion.com “I feared for my life and for my children’s lives,” Ms. Murphy says, struggling to contain her tears, even though years have passed. “I was lost. I didn’t know where to turn for help.” A friend recommended Luke’s Place. Ms. Murphy had never heard of the local agency — it’s a place many…

Read more