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It is best to speak to a domestic violence counselor before going to court. A counselor can help you with your court papers and a safety plan. Visit the links below to find help if you are a victim of domestic violence. You can also contact your local Family Court to find out where to go for help.

Domestic Violence
Read an overview of the law and find helpful resources.

Orders of Protection
Learn how to get a court order to help protect you from abuse or threats of abuse from someone you have a close relationship with.

Crime Victims
Learn about your rights during a criminal case. Find information about Compensation, Victim Impact Statements and the Sex Offender Registry.

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