Empowered Advocacy: Effectively Sharing Your Abuse Story and Achieving Justice with Beverly Price on The Divorce and Beyond Podcast #324

The Divorce and Beyond® Podcast with Susan Guthrie, Esq.

Dec 11 2023 • 44 mins

In this episode of Divorce & Beyond, host Susan Guthrie welcomes returning guest Beverly Price. She shares invaluable tips and insights on effectively communicating your abuse story in court.

Beverly and Susan explore the intricacies of discussing domestic violence in court, offering practical advice on articulating your story and navigating the legal landscape. Discover the keys to crafting a powerful victim impact statement and why meticulous preparation is critical.

Whether you're preparing to share your experience about or supporting someone who is, this episode equips you with the tools to navigate the challenging terrain of the legal system while ensuring your voice is heard.

Topics and Golden Nuggets include

  • Record-keeping of abuse should include factual information that can be used in court and help a judge recognize the pattern of abuse.
  • Communication of information is the key. Ensure your victim statement addresses these group areas: emotional, physical, financial, and impact on other relationships.
  • Why it is essential to find proper support from professionals, including assistance from a trauma-informed therapist
  • We acknowledge a significant difference between what a victim wants to communicate and what they should communicate.

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About this week's special guest: Beverly Price

Beverly Price, MBA, of Her Empowered Divorce, with her 30+ years’ divorce coaching experience has helped thousands of women by providing knowledge, support, and insight to empower those going through the divorce process before, during and after across the US.

Her process includes extensive preparation, role play, legal and financial education, emotional management, communication skills, self-awareness, and support.

Beverly is also the host of the Her Empowered Divorce Podcast, Her Empowered Divorce and Divorce Coalition Live Radio and TV Shows. She has a personal history with divorce, co-parenting, domestic violence, multiple marriages, being a single working mother and more.

Beverly is also the creator of the Divorce Coalition and along with co-founders Susan Guthrie and Kate Anthony, has created a group of top podcast hosts, bloggers, and divorce professionals to bring understanding, healing, and resilience to the forefront, ending the cycle of abuse one survivor at a time.

Comprehensive Divorce Checklist: https://herempowereddivorce.com/divorcechecklist

Beverly’s Website: https://herempowereddivorce.com/

The Divorce Coalition: http://www.divorcecoalition.com/

Beverly on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/her_empowered_divorce/

Beverly on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beverly-price

Her Empowered Divorce Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/herempowereddivorcetribe

***************************************** Episodes and Resources mentioned in this episode:

The Divorce & Beyond website is a great place to visit if you want more support and information as you move through your divorce and beyond.  We have links to all the latest episodes, show notes, and the most recent episode. Plus, you can sign up for the weekly newsletter, freebies, and downloadable resources.  Visit DivorceandBeyondPod.com today! Episode 106 & 107 of Her Empowered Divorce podcast features Larry and Joni Jones about the Emotional and Legal Preparation for DV Court. Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Divorce with Beverly Price

Domestic Violence Training: Bridging the Gap in Divorce Law with Kate Anthony

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MEET OUR CREATOR AND HOST:

SUSAN GUTHRIE®, ESQ., the creator and host of The Divorce and Beyond® Podcast, is nationally recognized as one of the top family law and divorce mediation attorneys in the country.  Susan is the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and is a sought-after keynote speaker, business and practice consultant, coach and trainer. You can find out more about Susan and her services here: https://neon.page/susanguthrie

Internationally renowned as one of the leading experts in online mediation, Susan created her Learn to Mediate Online® program and has trained more than 25,000 professionals in how to transition their practice online.  Susan recently partnered with legal and mediation legend, Forrest "Woody" Mosten to create the Mosten Guthrie Academy which provides gold-standard, fully online training for mediation and collaborative professionals at all stages of their careers.

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