Free Virtual Trainings
Welcome to DVP’s virtual online training portal! Here you can find our latest series of virtual Know Your Rights trainings on a variety of topics that affect survivors of intimate partner abuse in NYC. These trainings are free for anyone and available to view at any time by simply accessing our site. If you are a survivor of intimate partner abuse, an advocate working in the field or a friend/family member interested in learning more on behalf of a loved one, we hope these trainings will help guide you.
*Note that trainings are not intended to constitute legal advice but are educational. For legal advice or additional requests, please reach out to our legal team by emailing email@example.com or calling our intake line: 1-833-321-4DVP (M-F, 9am-5pm).
Below are our first tutorial sessions. We’ll be updating these regularly, so please check back.
- Family Court: Orders of Protection in NYC (y en espanol)
- Family Court: Custody/Visitation in NYC
- Uncontested Divorce in NYC
- Violence Against Women’s Act (“VAWA”) Self-Petition
- Asylum Law Mini Training
- Family Court: Child Support Basics in NYC
- U Visas for Immigrant Survivors of Crimes
- Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”) Training
Family Court Orders of Protection in NYC
Learn the basics on orders of protection in NYC including how to obtain and enforce an order of protection, the differences between orders of protection from Family Court and Criminal Court, and safety considerations before filing.
Órdenes de Protección de las cortes de Familia en NY
Aprende los detalles fundamentales sobre las órdenes de protección en NYC incluyendo cómo obtener y poner en vigor una orden de protección, las diferencias entre las órdenes de protección de la corte de familia y la corte criminal, y las consideraciones de seguridad antes de solicitarla formalmente.
Family Court: Custody/Visitation in NYC
Learn the basics of child custody/visitation proceedings in NYC Family Courts including the factors that courts consider when deciding which parents should have custody and visitation, what to expect in a custody/visitation proceeding, and safety considerations before filing as well as during the case.
Uncontested Divorce in NYC
Learn when a divorce is deemed to be “uncontested” and the process to obtain an uncontested divorce as well as important factors to consider before filing.
Violence Against Women’s Act (“VAWA”) Self-Petition
This is a quick and basic overview about who is eligible for VAWA self-petitions and the process for filing.
Asylum Law Mini Training
This is a quick and basic overview about who is eligible for asylum and the process for seeking asylum in the U.S.
Child Support Basics
Learn the basics of child support proceedings in NYC.
U Visas for Immigrant Survivors of Crimes
Learn the basics about who is eligible for this form of relief.
Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (“SIJS”) Training
Learn the basics about what is “SIJS” and who is eligible.