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Recent Changes to NY Domestic Violence Laws

Thursday, January 24, 2013, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Registration for this course is now closed.

Intended Audience:

Non-profit/Public Sector please sign up under 'law office staff'. A business card will be required at registration to confirm status.

Click Here to download January 2013 registration form.

Location: 2nd floor auditorium

Course ID: C01242013

Number of Sessions: 1

Credits: 2 NJ MCLE Credits
2 NY MCLE Credits: 2 PP; Transitional and Non-transitional

Course Description:

Join NYCLA's Women's Rights Committee  for a discussion of recent changes to New York State domestic violence laws.  Panelists will discuss the creation of a new domestic violence fatality review team; changes to allow a domestic violence victim to shield his or her address from disclosure; the establishment of the crime of "aggravated family offense"; an amendment to require a health insurer to accommodate a reasonable request to receive communications at an alternative location or by alternative means; and an amendment pertaining to who may dispose of a deceased person's remains when the deceased person was a domestic violence victim.


Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Women’s Rights Committee


Faculty: Lawrence Newman, Deputy Chief of the Domestic Violence Unit, Special Victims Bureau, New York County District Attorney's Office; Kim Susser, Director, Matrimonial & Family Law Unit, New York Legal Assistance Group; Joana Lucashuk, Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, New York State Department of Financial Services and Co-Chair, NYCLA's Women's Rights Committee


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