Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Information for Professionals

Courts and the Legal System



Guiding Principles for Community Domestic Violence Policy. Includes guidelines for the courts, prosecutors and civil attorneys, to assist in developing responses to victims and perpetrators.

Tools for Professionals

Domestic Violence Court System Sample of an Internet based system that guides a victim through the process of preparing a Family Court petition for an order of protection. Online in selected counties in Georgia and in New York.