New York Domestic Violence: Gender Biases

Elliot Schlissel, a New York criminal law attorney whose firm represents individuals charged with criminal matters in Manhattan and its surrounding areas and on Long Island, has been practicing law for over 30 years and has seen the gender biases in domestic violence matters slowly shift. However, overcoming them is still an uphill battle.

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New York Domestic Violence: How A Criminal Law Attorney Can Help

Domestic violence is a huge area right now for New York police and the New York courts. Elliot Schlissel, a New York criminal law lawyer whose firm represents individuals charged with criminal matters, says that domestic violence situations are best handled by an experienced attorney who understands how the process differs in New York City courts versus Long Island courts.

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How do I obtain a New York Order of Protection from domestic violence?

Domestic violence can tear relationships apart’ and when it happens, many people simply don’t know what to do or what rights they have under New York law. Elliot Schlissel, a Lynbrook New York based attorney who has been assisting clients in and around Manhattan and Long Island’s Nassau and Suffolk counties for over 30 years, provides answers to the following frequently asked questions (FAQs) about how to obtain an order of protection:

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New York Restraining Orders: How Do They Work?

Restraining orders are called orders of protection in New York State. Two types of courts issue them’ family courts and criminal courts. But, how do they work, how do they differ and what happens when they’re violated? Our New York legal expert explains.

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