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Domestic Violence Courts - A Decade of Achievement 1996-2006

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Under the leadership of Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye, The New York State Unified Court System has created dozens of specialized domestic violence courts across the State - from our biggest cities to our smallest towns. Building on the successes of the last decade, we will continue to create innovations that address the needs of all litigants, including the most vulnerable.

Our goal is simple: to fight domestic violence by helping victims and holding offenders accountable. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this year, the New York State Court System proudly commemorates ten years of dedicated service to families in crisis.

Thanks to the hard work of hundreds of judges, court staff, attorneys, service providers, and others, we are making a difference helping to end family violence.

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