Former client credits PWJC with helping her obtain order of protection

April 4, 2021
PWJC Jennifers Law

Hearings were held in CT for a proposed bill, Jennifers' Law, which aims to expand the legal definition of domestic violence to include nonphysical forms of abuse, also known as coercive control. A former  PWJC client testified and credited PWJC with helping her obtain an Order of Protection on behalf of her daughter.  Despite a documented history of police reports, records from a local domestic violence agency and a letter from the therapist, CT courts had denied the order stating it did not "meet the standard." 

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