Testimony by New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) before the New York City Council Committee on Women Re: Int. 1085-2018 in relation to providing legal services to victims of domestic violence in divorce proceedings
October 24, 2018
The New York City Council is considering a proposed bill to provide legal services to survivors of domestic violence in divorce proceedings. NYLAG applauds the Council’s desire to provide funding for legal representation to survivors in divorce proceedings and recommends areas for consideration and additional research to define the scope of the bill and its potential ramifications.