Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

Public Awareness

Bulletins - Fall 2009 OPDV Bulletin


In This Issue

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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.

Did you know…

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.

NYS Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence

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