Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a frightening but all too common issue. Being aware of your rights and how to prevent or stop domestic abuse is important.

Click on the links below for more information on this subject area. ( En Espanol)

Abuse Is Not Okay

Getting an Order of Protection

Where Can I Go for Help?

You can also download the Know Your Rights: Domestic Violence brochure as a .pdf. (You may need to download Adobe's free Acrobat Reader to view it.)

See also: "Breaking the Silence: Journeys of Hope" premiered on PBS stations across the nation. For more information on this program and outreach materials developed by the ABA Division for Public Education and Commission on Domestic Violence, click here.


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