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  • Protection Orders: How to File for a Protection Order in Pennsylvania (Video)

    This video from the Pennsylvania Courts provides detailed step-by-step instructions on how to file for a protection order. The video will prepare victims for what to expect when they file a protection order by offering a detailed description of each step involved in the filing process. Read More

    By:
    Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Strangulation

    Resource from the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence about Strangulation and Pennsylvania's Strangulation Law including a webinar describing what the law covers and how it works. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • The Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act

    Information from the Pennsylvania Coalition on Domestic Violence about the new Protection From Sexual Violence and Intimidation Act that went into effect on July 1, 2015. The new law extends additional protections to individuals who may not be covered by the provisions of the Protection From Abuse Act. Content Detail

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • 3 Tips If You Are Planning To Leave An Abusive Relationship (Video)

    The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers safety tips it you are planning to leave an abusive relationship. Read More

    By:
    Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence