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Legal Statutes: New York

UPDATED April 20, 2017

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Part 4. Orders

back to topSec. 847. Procedures for violation of orders of protection; certain cases

An assault, attempted assault or other family offense as defined in section eight hundred twelve of this article which occurs subsequent to the issuance of an order of protection under this article shall be deemed a new offense for which the petitioner may file a petition alleging a violation of an order of protection or file a new petition alleging a new family offense and may seek to have an accusatory instrument filed in a criminal court, as authorized by section one hundred fifteen of this act.

History: (Added L.1978, c. 628, § 8; amended L.1994, c. 222, § 25.)