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Governor sign's DV Omnibus Bill on September 17

  • 9/18/2009
  • New York State Assembly
  • Source: New York > Family Justice/DV

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.