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Immigration and Domestic Violence

Immigration and Domestic Violence

November 3, 2014 at 3:57 am 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

Effective Jan. 1, 2013 – New privacy protection laws for New York Domestic violence victims receiving medical or mental health services

January 11, 2013 at 3:55 pm 0 comments

For a domestic violence (dv) victim, the need for privacy is a need for physical safety.  Abuse often involves privacy violations such as surveillance, monitoring, or other stalking.  As a result, its critical for personal data and info to be kept away from the perpetrator.   For the most part, abusersRead 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

Do you have a family law or family court issue? If so, starting Friday June 1st you can chat with a NY Family Law Attorney via LiveHelp!

May 28, 2012 at 9:11 am 0 comments

A study by NY Access to Justice Task Force found that 95% of litigants are unrepresented in child support and other family law cases.  This means there are a lot of families in New York having to navigate the family court system and procedures with little or limited guidance. InRead More