In This Issue
- From the Executive Director
- Domestic Violence Homicides and Fatality Review
- Q&A About Domestic Violence Fatality Review
- Did you know
- Domestic Violence and Disabilities
- Legislative Update
- Domestic Violence and the Workplace Report
- NYS Division of Parole Domestic Violence Unit
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Join us in turning New York State purple! For more information, go to the OPDV website and click on the purple ribbon.
In the first year since the passage of the Expanded Access to Family Court Law, 12% of all order of protection petitions filed in NYS Family Courts came under the new definition of intimate relationship (for a total of 7,600).
This information provided by the NYS Unified Court System Office of Court Administration, 2009.
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