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State Oks Translators for Domestic Violence Victims

Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments)
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By The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Terrified domestic violence victims often feel even more frightened by the justice system if they do not speak English. But now they will be getting some extra help when they go to court seeking orders of protection.

Translation services will be made available to non-English speaking victims in court thanks to Assemblymember Helene Weinstein (D-Sheepshead Bay-Flatlands-Canarsie), who worked with state Sen. Marisol Alc√°ntara (D-Manhattan) to put funding in the state budget to make it happen.

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