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Finding help if you’re a domestic violence victim in NY

Finding help if you’re a domestic violence victim in NY

September 27, 2014 at 9:53 am 147 comments

For many victims of domestic violence, the daily pain and harassment becomes a shameful secret; making it hard to speak up about it.  Trapped in a vicious cycle of physical and/or verbal abuse, it is unfortunate that many of these victims of domestic violence are never able to escape andRead More

LawHelp.org/NY Provides Victims of Domestic Violence & Advocates with Resources to Stop the Violence

October 16, 2012 at 4:13 pm 0 comments

Domestic violence can be any physical, emotional, sexual, or psychological action that one person uses to gain power or control over another.One in four women and one in thirteen men will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.  A New York Task Force, to investigate the increased legal needs of lowRead More

What are the signs that something’s wrong in a relationship? Signs of an abusive relationship aren’t always physical

August 27, 2012 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

What are the signs that something’s wrong in a relationship? Is it when your partner starts controlling who you can or can’t see? Or when your partner threatens to hurt you, your loved ones, or even your pets if you don’t do what he or she wants? Signs of anRead More

Legislation alert for NY: Additional protection for immigrants dealing with domestic violence

June 20, 2012 at 1:06 pm 0 comments

Obama’s recent executive order targeted to undocumented immigration youth, highlights another important immigration policy that remains unresolved – the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Right now there are two competing versions of a women’s rights bill extension.  Both Senate and the Congress versions seek to extend VAWA,Read More