The State of New York
State of New York Home Page
Contains links to all branches of government in New York.
Links to courts, attorneys, forms, help, and more
New York State Unified Court System Home Page
NY Courts & Law Guide
This guide includes links to more than 400 documents, written in plain English, that explain the courts and laws of New York to non-lawyers.
Fact Finding Hearings on Neglect and Abuse Cases
When ACS (BCW or CWA) accuses you of neglecting or abusing your children, your ACS worker must file a paper ("petition") in Family Court to officially start the case against you. This document provides information on what steps you should take.
Court Rules & Individual Judges' Rules
for the New York State & Federal Courts
This is the most up-to-date set of local rules available -- on the Web or in print -- for the New York state and federal courts.
"Employment Rights for Survivors of Abuse" fact sheets