Archive for October, 2011

New York Domestic Violence Awareness Series: Immigration and Domestic Violence

October 27, 2011 at 7:33 pm 0 comments

You do not need to have legal immigration status to get help with domestic violence There are certain rights you have in New York State even if you do not have legal immigration status: You have the right to call the police if you feel you are in danger insideRead More

New York Domestic Violence Awareness Series: Getting an Ordering of Protection

October 24, 2011 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

You may want to seek legal advice before filing for an order of protection There are many ways to protect yourself when leaving an abusive relationship.  One option is filing for an order of protection in your local Family Court.  However, it is best to get advice from an experiencedRead More