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Governor sign's DV Omnibus Bill on September 17

Friday, September 18, 2009

  • Organization: New York State Assembly

Many of you have been awaiting news on this bill and…finally, today it was formally signed. The law contains many helpful provisions including law guardian training on DV, 4 new family offenses related to sexual offenses, requirement that courts must state how findings of DV/child abuse factored into determination of custody and visitation, and more. To view the complete contents, see: http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=S05031 The provisions have different effectiveness dates, so please review before asserting rights under the new law.

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