Each state has its own domestic violence laws. New York State takes the issue of domestic violence seriously, and there are protections available if you are a victim. 

While each state has its own domestic violence laws, New York State takes the issue exceptionally seriously and the New York domestic violence laws, rules, and procedures reflect NY’s firm stance. If you are a victim there are strong and broad protections available.

Whether you have already experienced domestic violence, are fearful that it may happen in your relationship, or have been accused (wrongly or otherwise) in New York, this book has answers for you about your options and what to expect from the state’s legal system as relates to the laws, procedures, and realities.

Domestic violence can create extremely dangerous and frightening situations for victims and severe negative consequences for alleged abusers – whether or not falsely accused. As such it is valuable and vital to work with an experienced attorney who can assist you and protect your rights. Reading this volume is a solid first step in understanding your options.

Navigating Domestic Violence

What's in the eBook?

  • NY Domestic
    Violence Laws
  • Getting
  • Orders of
  • False Domestic
    Violence Accusations
  • Domestic Violence
    & Children
Domestic violence is taken seriously by New York State courts. If you are a victim of domestic violence or are accused of domestic violence, you need strong legal representation.

A New Yorker’s Brief Guide to
Domestic Violence & Divorce

  • 1

    How is Domestic Violence Defined
    in Family Court?

  • 2

    How to Qualify and File
    for an Order of Protection

  • 3

    Penalties for Violating
    an Order of Protection

  • 4

    Determinations of Child Custody
    & Domestic Violence