As a crime victim in Pennsylvania, you have the right to receive basic information about services available to you. The agencies listed below may assist you and provide you with information:
Domestic Violence Victim Notice:
If you are the victim of domestic violence, you have the right to go to court and file a petition requesting an order for protection from domestic abuse pursuant to the Protection From Abuse Act (23 PA C.S. CH 61) which could include the following:
1. Order directing the abuser to leave your household.
2. Order preventing the abuser from entering your school, household, or place of employment.
3. Order awarding you or parent temporary custody of or temporary visitation with your child or children.
4. Order directing the abuser to pay support to you and the minor children if the abuser has legal obligation to do so.