Domestic Violence – Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the Victims of Domestic Violence?
What to do if you are a victim of Domestic Violence?
What is a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA)?
How can a Protection from Abuse Order help me?
Who can get a Protection from Abuse Order?
Can I get a Protection from Abuse Order if I am a minor (under the age of 18)?
What types of Protection from Abuse Orders are available? How long will they last?
Will I automatically be granted an emergency PFA?
What will happen at the PFA court hearing?
Do I need a lawyer?
What if my abuser violates the Protection from Abuse Order?