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Your Detailed Rights FAQ

expand Question : What are law enforcement agencies responsibilities to victims of domestic violence? ‎(1)

​They shall provide victims of domestic violence:

  •  oral and written notice of the availability of safe shelter and of domestic violence services in the community, including the hotline number of domestic violence services.
  • written notice that they have the right to file a petition with the court to request an order for protection from domestic abuse.
expand Question : What are some of the unique rights for domestic violence victims filing for a protection from abuse order (PFA)? ‎(1)