Where Do You Find Current Laws Regarding Domestic Violence?


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Find current laws about domestic violence on the websites for Family Violence Prevention and Services and the National Center for Victims of Crime, according to the Office on Women's Health. Also, visit your state's Department of Justice or courts website to find information about local laws.

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The Office on Women's Health has information about The Violence Against Women Act and The Family Violence Prevention and Services Act, two laws passed by the U.S. Congress regarding domestic violence. The website for Family Violence Prevention and Services has information about national, state and tribal laws, and services regarding domestic violence. VictimLaw.org is a searchable database of laws regarding victim's rights. The database has information about federal, state, tribal and other local laws.

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