Long Island Criminal Lawyer Explains: What Is Domestic Violence in New York?

Under New York law, domestic violence includes allegations of “a pattern of behaviors used by one partner to maintain power and control over another partner in an intimate relationship.” In many cases, the alleged victim claims to have suffered a series of physical, mental, and emotional abuses by the accused. Sometimes the person making the […]

How Does New York State Law Define Domestic Violence?

In New York State, domestic violence charges involve Assault or Harassment in the Second Degree between individuals related by blood or marriage, individuals who were formerly married, individuals who are unrelated but have a child together, or individuals who are unrelated and who are or have been in an intimate relationship. How Do Police Determine […]