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Helping Domestic Violence Survivors with Interstate Custody and Relocation Cases in Pennsylvania

Event Type
Location Name
Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
Event Date
Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 01:00PM

Has a domestic violence survivor ever asked you if she can leave Pennsylvania with her children?

Have you ever worked with a survivor who has fled to Pennsylvania with her children for safety?

Do you know what to do when a court in one state has entered a custody order and a court in another state has entered a protection order about the same children?

The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women, in partnership with Women Against Abuse, is offering a free training that will provide participants with an overview of the various federal and state laws that govern interstate custody cases. The training is designed for attorneys and victim advocates who wish to understand the basic framework of how these laws fit together and will include an overview of the laws involved when victims relocate with children across state lines, to or from Pennsylvania. This training is supported by the Valentine Foundation.

Register here.

Event Contact Information

Event Contact Name
Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Event Contact Email
call 301-270-1550