New York

Administrative Office of the Courts Violence Against Women Point of Contact (AOC VAW POC) 
Hon. Deborah Kaplan
Statewide Coordinating Judge for Family Violence Cases
60 Centre Street, Room 660
New York, N.Y. 10007
Ph: 646.386-5567

STOP fund usage at a glance

  • Judicial, court staff and domestic violence stakeholder training
  • Protection order e-filing
  • Victim assistance and case management 
  • Development of risk assessment tools
  • Development of protocols and templates

Projects Funded

Recipient Title Funds Awarded Description

New York State Unified Court System, Division of Criminal Justice Services



Projects funded under this grant award include:

  • Enhancement and expansion of software to allow electronic filing of family offense (civil order of protection) petitions;
  • Training and resource development for judges, court staff, attorneys and other community stakeholders on domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, human trafficking and stalking including the printing of the revised Lawyer’s Manual on Domestic Violence;
  • Case management and service coordination for prostituted and trafficked women; and,
  • Development and implementation of risk assessment tools for criminal courts and ongoing risk assessment and advocacy in the Erie County Family Court.